Tag Archives: planning and zoning

California – U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review of Affordable Housing Law, for now

California Building Industry Ass’n v. San Jose – Denial of Cert

The U.S. Supreme Court refused review of the California Supreme Court decision in the case California Building Industry Association vs. San Jose, leaving the  California Supreme Court decision in place.

The case (and related decisions) has important implications for issue that remains “unsettled” under the Takings Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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Virginia – Chickens may rule roost across county

Chickens may rule roost across countyTHE NEWS DESK MORE: Read more Spotsylvania County news Rosemarie Jones decided to keep her $900 chicken coop when she moved to the gated Isle of Laurels subdivision in Spotsylvania County about 2 years ago. But the coop sat empty, as Spotsylvania-not to mention the neighborhood’s homeowners association-prohibited backyard chickens.

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West Virginia – New law worries HOA members

Moss Report-Refined #2

New law worries HOA membersCHARLES TOWN – A new section of Jefferson County’s zoning ordinance has many Homeowners Association members worried that future residential zoning will be plagued with the same problems they face now. In the latest draft of Jefferson County’s zoning ordinance a new zoning category, Planned Neighborhood Development, has been added to increase the options for creating a mixed residential and commercial district.

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Illinois – Clarendon Hills residents file lawsuit to stop condos

Clarendon Hills residents file lawsuit to stop condosTwo Clarendon Hills residents, one also a business owner in the village, have filed suit in DuPage County Court in hopes of stopping the development of a condominium project that has been approved by the Village Board for the southeast corner of Park and Prospect avenues.

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Massachusetts – Boston officials approves city’s 1st condominium building with no parking spaces

Boston officials approves city’s 1st condominium building with no parking spacesBOSTON – Boston regulators have approved construction of the city’s first condominium complex with no parking for residents’ cars, a project expected to be a test case. The Boston Redevelopment Authority on Thursday approved the 15-story, 175-unit building at Lovejoy Wharf in the West End, where a new headquarters for athletic shoe company Converse Inc.

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New Hampshire – Condo project OK’d to replace condemned motel

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