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Probation office move controversy continues
Plans to convert the old Coca-Cola plant on North Palafox to a probation office have people in North Hill concerned.
The probation office is currently located on North Davis Highway.
That lease is about to expire and they want to move closer to downtown.
At a meeting Monday, the City Council gave little insight on why this probation center is allowed in the neighborhood.
People who live in the area have questions about the zoning laws.
Melanie Nichols said, "We will do everything we can to make the state enforce their laws.. we will not go lying down"
Pensacola's land development code has the Coca-Cola plant in a C-3 commercial zone, that allows wholesale and limited industry.
Community correctional centers are found in M-1 zones.
The council will discuss this further at their meeting Thursday.