Hillsboro businesses may gain reprieve from weather protection requirements

Hillsboro businesses may gain reprieve from weather protection requirements

Downtown Hillsboro merchants may soon have the choice to remove large, obstructive awnings from their storefronts.

The Planning Commission approved amending downtown's zoning ordinance on Wednesday.

Karla Antonini, Hillsboro downtown project manager, said the change will allow more businesses to showcase the historic nature of their buildings and help revitalize the downtown core.

 

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