Latest Zoning in the United States Stories

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. Last month, David Barkie, owner of Pages Country Store and Deli, filed a lawsuit against the Dunbarton Zoning Board after it refused to grant him a rehearing for a proposed gas station at the intersection of Route 77 and Old Fort Lane. In July, the board unanimously shot down Barkie's application after a series of public hearings...

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Root, Damon W Zoning Toward Oblivion How the Supreme Court's decision in Euclid v. Ambler shaped modern America Damon W. Root The Zoning of America: Euclid v. Ambler, by Michael Allan Wolf, Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 208 pages, $3$/$e6.9$ paper ON JUNE 23,2005, the U.S. Supreme Court announced one of its most notorious and divisive decisions in recent memory: KeIo v. City of New London. At issue was the Connecticut town's use of eminent domain to seize several private...

2008-08-21 15:00:33

By Alex Kuffner WARREN -- Three Rivers is set to move into a new location on the waterfront after the Zoning Board of Review last night voted in favor of allowing the first floor of a proposed building on Water Street to be used as a restaurant. After a three-hour public hearing in Town Hall, the board unanimously approved the application submitted by Barrington lawyer Giovanni Cicione, the developer of the new three-story building at 279 Water St. Three Rivers owner Nancy O'Connell has...

2008-08-14 18:00:22

By FM WIGGINS PRINCE GEORGE -- The Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday that amends cluster zoning in the county through overlay districts. The regulation governs where high-density housing can be built. Interim County Administrator John G. Kines Jr. explained that the ordinance is now required by the state. The ordinance requires the county to allow cluster zoning on properties as small as five acres. The maximum allowable density can be determined by the locality....

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. Cheryl and Tom Gauthier said they decided to move in another direction after it became apparent that they were losing patrons to Twin River in Lincoln and realized that the existing building needed a lot of work. The River's Edge Condominiums will have...

2008-07-06 18:00:23

By Allyson Bond, High Point Enterprise, N.C. Jul. 6--ARCHDALE -- Though liquor-by-the-drink sales in Archdale passed by a considerable margin in May, some businesses in the city have been slow to apply for the permit allowing such sales. When the measure passed almost two months ago, businesses could have sought temporary permits to sell liquor-by-the-drink less than two weeks following the vote. However, only one restaurant so far has applied for an alcohol permit. The new...

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