Anaheim businesses organize anti-Disney vote for zoning power

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A coalition of Anaheim business owners and residents announced Wednesday that they would pursue a ballot initiative to give voters zoning control over the Disney's planned third theme park. If the City Council puts the measure on the ballot, it could join two Disney-backed ballot measures — an initiative and a referendum — aimed at preserving nonresidential zoning in the area adjacent to Disneyland and California Adventure. Supporters of the latest measure, including a developer hoping to build housing near Disneyland, are asking the council to directly place it on the ballot. Disney and its supporters collected signatures for the other two measures, neither of which has yet been approved for the ballot.

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