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More and bigger shrimp boats could be headed Hernando Beach, and neighbors are in an uproar!

427928239_16650463_8colDaniel Ebbecke has told county planners that he wants more intense commercial zoning for his one-third-of-an-acre lot “to eliminate the confusion regarding the use of this property.” His site, on Calienta Street at Gulf Coast Drive, was limited to two shrimp boats years ago by the county, and the current zoning limits the size of boats to 26 feet. Ebbecke is asking for a zoning change to allow up to six boats of up to 45 feet, a request the Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled to hear Monday. Neighbors are opposed to the commercial boat expansion for reasons ranging from noise to seawall and dock damage, traffic issues at Calienta Street and Shoal Line Boulevard, and navigational problems. Read the rest here 16:15