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gated community

A fenced and gated community of homes. Most local governments require public access to all roads maintained by the government. As a result, gated communities must usually assess homeowners in order to maintain their own roads.

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE COALITION OF ASHEVILLE NEIGHBORHOODS BOARD strongly supports encouraging City Council to avoid allowing gated communities to be approved within Asheville.
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Peter Marcuse's historical overview of fortified towns leads to the stunning conclusion that contemporary gated communities are bad.

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