Proposed revisions to Fayetteville’s gas station and sign ordinances were approved April 19. Both approvals came with the same split vote, 3 to 2.
The key feature of the revision to the gas station ordinance, and the one that had council members at odds with each other, was the provision that allows eight double-sided pumps rather than the six pumps previously allowed.
“Six pumps is enough,” said Councilman Walt White. “We’ve had six pumps for the last 20 years. If we increase it you’ll get businesses with a huge piece of asphalt, so I think we should leave it the way it is.” Read More»