Latest Variance Stories

Image 1 - Prowling Pandas Become Policy Advisers
2011-12-16 03:37:43

The comings and goings of a pair of girls are helping breathe some life into a zoning policy that's aiming to protect the Chinese environment.

Image 1 - Zoning Boundaries Can Make Good Neighbors In Conservation
2011-10-28 09:52:35

As the world's biodiversity hotspots are increasingly stressed by their human neighbors, zoning is becoming a common strategy to balance environmental protection and human needs.

2008-10-13 09:00:35

By AMY AUGUSTINE A dispute between a Dunbarton business owner and town officials over whether to grant a special permit for a gas station is heading to court.

2008-07-22 15:00:51

By Richard C Dujardin NORTH PROVIDENCE -- The owners of the former Cher's restaurant and lounge at 83 Waterman Ave. have won permission from the Zoning Board of Review to demolish the nightspot and build a 12-unit condominium project.

2008-07-13 12:00:26

By Matthew DeFour, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 13--Dane County is developing new shoreland zoning standards designed to improve water quality equitably for all cities, villages and towns.

2008-06-24 15:02:54

By RICHARD COWEN, STAFF WRITER HALEDON Verizon is suing the borough over its refusal to allow construction of a 90-foot cell tower on West Clinton Street.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.