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Mental health facility stuck in Southridge limbo as city determines next move

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115 Ridgecrest Circle

A supervised living facility is being built at 115 Ridgecrest Circle (right) in Denton’s Southridge neighborhood, shown last week.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to eliminate any confusion over which Denton City Council member represents the Southridge neighborhood.

When word spread that a mental health living facility was coming to the quiet and tranquil Southridge neighborhood, some residents were quick to raise concerns. How could they not? The zoning for their area, R2, doesn’t allow for living facilities or group homes — even with a special-use permit.

CHRISTIAN McPHATE can be reached at (940)220-4299 and via Twitter at @writerontheedge.

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