Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and zoning

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Aug 12
MA Appeals Court Upholds Granting of Special Permit for Wind Turbine : The plaintiffs, GPH Cohasset, LLC, and GGNSC Cohasset, LLC (collectively, Golden Living), appealed from a judgment of the Land Court affirming a decision of the defendant planning board of Cohasset (b...
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Aug 12
MA Appeals Court Holds the Introduction of a New Nonconformity Would Require a Variance Not a Special Permit : The Chandlers had purchased property located at 24 Windmill Lane in Chatham, Massachusetts containing a single-family home....
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Aug 12
NC Court Of Appeals Finds Trial Court Improperly Acted As Trier of Fact By Concluding That Board Considered the Wrong Area for Medical Clinic : Developer sought judicial review of decision of town’s Board of Adjustment denying developer’s application for special use permit to build medical clinic on parcel zoned for single-family residential...
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Aug 12
VT Supreme Court Holds That Airport’s Demolition of Vacant Homes Did Not Require Site Plan Review : Airport neighbor, George Maille, appealled the Superior Court, Environmental Division’s grant of summary judgment in favor of appellees City of Burlington and City of South Burlington....
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Aug 12
NJ Appeals Court Upholds Variance and Site Plan For Assisted Living Facility : Defendant 175 Paramus Road Real Estate, L.L.C., filed an application for variances and site plan approval with defendant Board of Adjustment of Paramus....
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Aug 12
ND Supreme Court Dismisses Public Nuisance and Takings Claims for Injury to Property Due to Gun Range : The Hales were owners of a house on agricultural land about one mile southeast of a shooting range in Ward County, which is used to train local, state, and federal law enforcement officers....
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Aug 11
Second Circuit Rejects Atheists’ Challenge to 9/11 Museum’s “Cross at Ground Zero” : Editor’s Note: This posting is republished from the RLUIPA Defense Blog, with permission. The blog is located at: http://www.rluipa-defense.com/home.cfm In American Atheists v....
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Aug 11
Florida Church’s RLUIPA Suit Against City of Jacksonville Headed to Trial : Editor’s note: This post is republished with permission from the RLUIPA Defense blog which can be viewed here: http://www.rluipa-defense.com/home.cfm The United States District Court for the Middle Di...
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Aug 3
NY Attorney General Announces Funding for Land Banks – Important Aug. and Sept. Dates : From the AG’s Website: In July 2013, New York State Attorney General Schneiderman launched his Land Banks Community Revitalization Initiative, which is dedicating a portion of the funds awarded to New...
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