Category: Zoning and Land Use

Survey: 2015 Zoning & Land Use Law

Survey of New York Zoning & Land Use law for 2014–2015. View Full PDF Terry Rice: Law Offices of Terry Rice, Suffern, New York; author, McKinney’s Practice Commentaries, Town Law, Village Law (West Group).

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School Boards Forced to Submit to Local Zoning Schemes in Building Athletic Facilities

—by Samuel Cohen Sources: John Wolohan & Samuel Cohen, Zoning Regulations Dismantle School’s Bleachers, Athletic Bus., Nov. 2016, at 22; Jeff Gruba v. Community High School District No. 1, 40 N.E.3d 1 (Ill. 2015) Abstract: On September 24, 2015, the

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Survey: 2014 Zoning and Land Use

Survey of New York Zoning and Land Use law for 2013–2014. View Full PDF Terry Rice: Law Offices of Terry Rice, Suffern, New York; author of McKinney’s Practice Commentaries, Town Law, Village Law.

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People v. On Sight Mobile Opticians

This appeal addresses the severability of a municipal ordinance section and the constitutionality of a content-neutral restriction on the posting of signs on public property. The defendant, On Sight Mobile Opticians, had placed a sign advertising its business on public

Posted in Administrative Law, Article Archive, Court Watch, New York Court of Appeals, Zoning and Land Use

Jones v. Town of Carroll

This appeal addressed the application of Town laws to Plaintiff’s land. In 1984, Plaintiff, Carol Jones (“Jones”), obtained a special use permit from Defendant, the Town of Carroll, allowing her to develop a construction and demolition landfill (“C & D

Posted in Administrative Law, Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch, Real Property, Zoning and Land Use

Survey: 2013 Zoning and Land Use

Survey of New York Zoning and Land Use law for 2012–2013. View Full PDF Partner, Rice & Amon, Suffern, New York; author, McKinney’s Practice Commentaries, Town Law, Village Law (West Group).

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Survey: 2012 Zoning & Land Use

Survey of New York Zoning &Land Use law for 2011–2012. View Full PDF Terry Rice is a Partner, Rice & Amon, Suffern, New York; author, McKinney’s Practice Commentaries, Town Law, Village Law (West Group).

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4th Department: Burns v. Carballada

Deborah Burns and Bruce Henry were found guilty of violating a Rochester City Code section which held that an owner of property must have a Certificate of Occupancy (“CO”), which must be renewed every six years.  The City relied on

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Survey: 2011 Zoning and Land Use

Terry Rice provides an overview of major developments in the areas of zoning enactments, zoning Boards of Appeal, site plan review, and special permits in the state of New York between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. Click here

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Survey: 2010 Zoning and Land Use

Terry Rice provides an overview of major developments in the areas of zoning enactments, zoning Boards of Appeal, enforcement, and standing in the state of New York between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. Click here for full PDF.

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