Resort definition questioned again
Resort zoning discussion returns to planning commission
June 30, 2021
The Saratoga Hot Springs Resort (previously known as the Saratoga Resort and Spa) has had a convoluted history with zoning. Additionally, the history of retail business zoning seemingly goes hand in hand with the history of the resort.
When the retail business zone was first established, there was no language for many types of businesses under retail business. This included resorts, as the business was established before zoning districts were introduced in the 1980s. For much of its lifespan, the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort was a non-conforming use, with the zone actually being residential...