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City council raises height restriction; new apartments coming to Southside

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A new apartment complex is coming to Chattanooga, following a vote by council members to raise the city's height restriction.

Councilman Ken Smith tells Channel 3 all council members voted in favor of the change.

The restriction was raised from four stories to now seven stories.

Smith says this change will allow the construction of a seven-story apartment complex along Cowart Street in Chattanooga's Southside.

A date for construction to begin has not been announced.

Stay with Channel 3 on air and online for updates to this story.

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