Rocket Slide en Keokuk Could Help Spur Development <p>Keokuk could make it easier for downtown properties to be developed.</p><p>Fire Chief Gabe Rose says city code requires sprinkler systems be added to a downtown building if it is renovated for mixed use.&nbsp;</p><p>Mixed use generally refers to commercial/retail business on the first floor and residential units on the upper level.</p><p>Rose is proposing a change that would provide an exemption to the sprinkler system requirement for certain buildings.</p> Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:20:52 +0000 Jason Parrott 14263 at Keokuk Could Help Spur Development