Update: Our Continued Legal Action Against the City of Ranson
On July 15, Jefferson County Vision filed an amendment to its 2018 rezoning complaint against the City of Ranson stating plainly what we all already knew. This Amended Complaint for Declaratory Judgement alleges that Ranson violated its 2012 Comprehensive Plan and engaged in illegal and improper zoning on behalf of Rockwool.
The amendment is the latest step in a grassroots effort to stop the inappropriate industrialization of Jefferson County. Despite Ranson correcting procedural errors made in the initial advertising of the zoning ordinance in the summer of 2017—corrections that were ordered by the Court in May 2020—JCV maintains this zoning ordinance is not only illegal and improper, but that special consideration was given for Rockwool’s zoning needs.
We are requesting that the Court declare the subject zoning ordinance changes and zoning map amendments invalid and void as a matter of law.