Posted to Religious Diversity News on August 19, 2019
After months of at times tense deliberation, Buddhists in Toledo, Ohio, have been given permission to begin construction of a new temple. Toledo City Council voted 11:1 earlier this month to approve construction of a 750-square-meter facility in what is currently a purely residential neighborhood. Officials had delayed approval due to the concerns of neighborhood residents. Work clearing the way for the new temple has begun.
Source: Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New Home | Buddhistdoor