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Local governments balking at controlling development on steep mountainsides would be forced into action if the General Assembly passes a state bill introduced earlier this month.

Slope development regulations will go into effect in Haywood County on March 1.

Slope proposal

• Cut-and-fill slopes taller than 40 feet are not allowed.

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