LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – People in Lakewood will decide how many new homes can be built in the city. The city is having a special election on a measure that would put a cap on residential construction.

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If approved, the measure would limit the number of new residences every year to one percent of the current number of homes.

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Any new development of more than 40 units would need approval of the city council. The vote in Lakewood is set for July 2.