See, Changing a Street Name in Dallas Doesn't Always Have to Be a Contentious Process
|The Lord's Missionary Baptist Church|
Thing is, their request contradicts the Dallas City Code, which says "a street name commemorating a person or a historic site or area is prohibited until at least two years after the death of the person to be honored or the occurrence of the event to be commemorated." And Garrett, who founded the church 37 years ago and raised eight children, is very much alive at 82 years old. Which means a waiver's needed from the City Plan Commission, which will take up the subject this afternoon, and both the Subdivision Review Committee Recommendation and city staff have recommended approval.