Zoning Regulations, Land Use. Legal news and articles for April 20 - 25, 2017

Friendliness to agriculture isn't in questionClayton town council pushes additional zoning regulations and scenic destinationBested in Legal Arguments, Attorneys for Grace Farms Now Pursue Changes to Zoning RegulationsGrace Farms changing application to request P&Z regulation changeProsser to revisit zoning regulations on marijuana businesses at April 25 meetingState again sides with pig farmer John GrandCounty discusses zoning, road work and fairgroundsZoning regulations creating barrier for homeless services in DavenportAuto repair business in residential district is violating rules, zoning office saysChanges proposed for Thurston County's interim marijuana rulesHearing Tuesday in quarry zoning caseDynamic Recycling zoning moves forward in town of OnalaskaCITY OF FAIRMONT – CONSIDER CODE AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III ZONING REGULATIONSAuburn council approves regulations for exclusions to structure height limitsP&Z approves affordable apartment, welcomes new member

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More than 200 sign petitions requesting hearing on reopening of W.Va. dance clubs
Herald-Mail MediaApril 6, 2017

Though the county has an ordinance that restricts the location of exotic-entertainment clubs within 2,000 feet of schools, churches, parks and homes, the council told alcohol-control officials in February that state law regarding zoning regulations ...more »

Council passes amended zoning ordinance
Muscatine JournalApril 7, 2017

The final reading of an amendment to the city's zoning ordinance was approved unanimously. City Planner Andrew Fangman said previously the ordinance would provide more flexibility for residents and a more user-friendly format. Bicyclists may see more ...more »

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Friendliness to agriculture isn't in question
Grand Island IndependentApril 25, 2017

What is important is that Hall County be fair in its zoning regulations, whether it involves livestock operations or residential subdivisions. Regulations shouldn't be drafted just to be named “livestock friendly,” but they also shouldn't discourage ...more »

Clayton town council pushes additional zoning regulations and scenic destination
WatertownDailyTimes.comApril 25, 2017

CLAYTON — Numerous development concerns, in addition to proposed wind turbine construction, have led the Town Council to consider foregoing a standalone wind law in favor of additional zoning regulations and a state scenic-area designation ...more »

Bested in Legal Arguments, Attorneys for Grace Farms Now Pursue Changes to Zoning Regulations
New CanaaniteApril 24, 2017

... Community Church—with an explanation of the legal relationship between the two and circumstances under which the lease could be revoked; a schedule of events for any entity proposing to use the property; and a summary of all commercial enterprises ...more »

Grace Farms changing application to request P&Z regulation change
New Canaan AdvertiserApril 23, 2017

... its request for a special permit for more than one principal use at Grace Farms would be approved, Grace Farms Foundation is withdrawing its application temporarily and planning to resubmit it with a request to change the Planning and Zoning ...more »

Prosser to revisit zoning regulations on marijuana businesses at April 25 meeting
Tri-City HeraldApril 23, 2017

The Prosser City Council will take public input Tuesday during a hearing on marijuana zoning regulations. There has been a moratorium on new marijuana businesses in the city since September, after a new retailer expressed interest in opening in Prosser.more »

State again sides with pig farmer John Grand
Lock Haven ExpressApril 22, 2017

LOCKPORT — The Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General has again ruled for the farmer and against Woodward Township's zoning regulations. In March 2016, the township supervisors voted to try to stop operations at a pig farm on German Road ...more »

County discusses zoning, road work and fairgrounds
Pittsburg Morning SunApril 21, 2017

GIRARD — The Crawford County Commissioners took steps to finalize updated zoning regulations at their regular meeting Tuesday. County Zoning Administrator Troy Graham and Zoning Board Chair Bob Gilmore presented finalized plans for zoning ...more »

Zoning regulations creating barrier for homeless services in Davenport
WQAD.comApril 21, 2017

"Just by the nature of their sign and what it stated... that they provide homeless services told us that they were not in compliance with the code," said Matt Flynn, zoning administrator. There is a separate code called Planned Institutional District ...more »

Auto repair business in residential district is violating rules, zoning office says
The TelegraphApril 21, 2017

According to zoning regulations, auto repair is not permitted as a home occupation. The zoning office began receiving complaints in January 2016 about auto repair and storage at the property. Since then, several notices of the violation have been sent ...more »

Changes proposed for Thurston County's interim marijuana rules
The OlympianApril 21, 2017

The county has been operating under an interim set of zoning regulations for marijuana operations since November 2013. For more information on the regulations, call 360-754-3355 ext. 7010 or go to www.co.thurston.wa.us. The hearing will be at the ...more »

Hearing Tuesday in quarry zoning case
Press Publications Inc.April 21, 2017

They claim the quarry is violating zoning regulations by mixing spent lime from the City of Toledo's water treatment plant with soil and burying it in cells where the property is zoned for A-3 agricultural use. The judge has also denied a motion filed ...more »

Dynamic Recycling zoning moves forward in town of Onalaska
La Crosse TribuneApril 20, 2017

The town operates under La Crosse County zoning regulations and the parcel where Dynamic plans to build is zoned by the county as industrial development. Dynamic is proposing to build a 128,000-square-foot building on a 75-acre parcel across the road ...more »

CITY OF FAIRMONT – CONSIDER CODE AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III ZONING REGULATIONS
Fairmont SentinelApril 20, 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Fairmont Planning Commission will meet at City Hall Council Chambers, 100 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, MN 56031 at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to conduct a Public Hearing to consider a code amendment to Article III ...more »

Auburn council approves regulations for exclusions to structure height limits
Opelika Auburn NewsApril 20, 2017

Construction is underway on Evolve, a student housing and retail development on West Glenn Avenue. The Auburn Planning Commission will consider a zoning ordinance amendment at its meeting Thursday to adjust regulations for exclusions to structure ...more »

P&Z approves affordable apartment, welcomes new member
Easton CourierApril 20, 2017

During its ongoing discussion to update the town's zoning regulations, the P&Z discussed possible rules for allowing wineries and breweries at farms in Easton. The idea is to make agricultural land financially sustainable by allowing certain uses ...more »

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