The Jupiter Farms ranch where actor Burt Reynolds shot scenes for Smokey and the Bandit and married actress Loni Anderson could become a development of 30 houses under a land-use change approved by Palm Beach County Commissioners on Monday.
Commissioners unanimously amended the county’s comprehensive plan to allow 30 homes rather than 15 on the 153-acre site that Reynolds sold during bankruptcy proceedings in the 1990s. The county school district bought the property for $3.85 million in 1999 for a possible middle school, but agreed last year to sell it to K. Hovnanian Homes for $5 million.
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