NY Appellate Court Affirms Decision to Grant Area Variances Due To Lack Of Standing and The ZBA’s Proper Consideration of Facts and Alternatives

This post was authored by Tyler Doan, Esq.

Petitioner owns property on one side of a road. Respondent owns roughly 6.8 acres across the road from Petitioner that contains a two-story 97 room hotel. Both properties are located within a

NY Appellate Court Dismisses SEQRA and Consistency with LWRP and Zoning Ordinance Claims Finding the Matter Moot

Posted by: Patricia Salkin | June 30, 2023

NY Appellate Court Dismisses SEQRA and Consistency with LWRP and Zoning Ordinance Claims Finding the Matter Moot

Petitioners brought an Article 78 proceeding to annul the determination of the Erie Canal Harbor

NY Appellate Court Upholds Condemnation by Town

The Petitioner challenges the determination of the Town of Tonawanda (Town), which authorized the condemnation of property owned by the petitioner following a public hearing. The property, situated along the Niagara River, includes a coal-fired electric generating station that was

Fed. Dist. Court in MO Finds Support for a Taking Claim but No Due Process Violation

This post was authored by Sebastian Perez, JD

Plaintiffs William Becker and Darcy Lynch (“Plaintiffs”), acting as co-trustees, filed a property rights lawsuit against the City of Hillsboro, Missouri (the “City”) for inverse condemnation, alleging that the city took private

VT Supreme Court Reverses and Remands Fine Calculation of Over Use of Property as Parking Lot

This post was authored by Gabriella Mickel, JD Candidate 2024, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.

Defendant-landowner Sisters & Brothers Investment Group, LLP (SBIG) appealed an environmental-division enforcement order that prohibited them from using a property in the

Fed. Dist. Court in CT Dismisses Plaintiff’s Claims on Res Judicata and Collateral Estoppel Grounds Regarding Claimed Exemption from Zoning Regulations

This post was authored by Sebastian Perez, Esq.

In 1997, Blinkoff filed a lawsuit against the City of Torrington Planning and Zoning Commission (the “Planning & Zoning Commission”) and several members, alleging discrimination and denial of equal protection. Blinkoff inherited