Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and zoning

  • Added Sep 9, 2008
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Sep 30
Criminal Behavior in the Land Use Process : Below is a link to an article just published on how issues once discussed as ethics in land use are now the subject of criminal investigations across the country....
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Sep 28
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Denial of Application For Conditional Use Permit To Construct Telecommunications Tower : NE Colorado Cellular, doing business as Viaero Wireless (“Viaero”), sought to construct a telecommunications tower in the City of North Platte, Nebraska (“the City”)....
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Sep 28
CO Dist. Court Rules Five Year Moratorium on Fracking is Impliedly Preempted by State Law : At issue was whether a five year moratorium enacted in the City of Fort Collins, Co is preempted by the rules of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, a body created by the Oil and Gas Con...
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Sep 28
OH Appeals Court Upholds Denial of Permit for Beekeeping : Plaintiff-appellant, Shamockery L.L.C. (“Shamockery”), appealed from the trial court’s order affirming the denial of its request for a zoning certificate to use a parcel for beekeeping....
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Sep 28
Second Circuit Court of Appeals Revives RLUIPA Lawsuit : Editors Note: This posting is reprinted with permission from the RLUIPA Defense Blog at: http://www.rluipa-defense.com On September 19, 2014, the Second Circuit issued its decision in Chabad Lubavitc...
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Sep 22
NY Governor Signs Community Risk and Resliency Act : What follows is the Governor’s Press Release: Governor Andrew M....
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Sep 21
NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Special Use Permit for Day Care Facility Expansion : The Village Board of Trustees determined that the proposed expansion of a day care facility into vacant retail space would “result in a dangerous traffic situation, an over intensification of land use...
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Sep 20
NY Appellate Court Upholds Reversal of Area Variance Denial : Following a denial of an area variance by the zoning board of appeals, the applicant appealed and the trial court reversed the decision....
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Sep 20
NY Appellate Court Dismisses Appeal over Sawmill Operation as Moot : Petitioners challenged the approval of a sawmill and milling operation by the Town of Livonia Joint Zoning Board of Appeals who had determined that the use of the land for sawmill purposes constituted...
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