Lamar County says no to adult entertainment

Published 1:08 pm Thursday, October 22, 2009

Lamar County has decided to just say no when it comes to the adult entertainment industry.

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday agreed to rewrite a proposed zoning ordinance that would have placed severe requirements to establish adult clubs/bookstores, limiting them to particular areas.

The board instructed senior planner Michael Hershman to rewrite the sections dealing with the industry, banning such businesses in any of the zoned areas.

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Unzoned portions of the county would be covered by an ordinance already on the books prohibiting adult entertainment.