Zoning Regulations, Land Use. Legal news and articles for May 24 - 31, 2017

Garden City proposes more business-friendly parking regulations ...Grace Farms again to go before Planning and Zoning CommissionMount Washington hotel plan triggers new zoning applicationStamford residents complain zoning rules tend to favor developersKingston city zoning board regulations getting updateMichelson to run for mayor on Stamford's zoning woesTown of Esopus wrapping up survey on zoning preferencesDevelopment proposal in Thurmont hits snag | Real Estate And ...Short-term housing rentals targeted for taxes and regulations; complaints in ConcordP&Z close to drafting regulationsMuscatine Zoning Commission recommends fireworks sales in all ...Zoning Commission amends regulationTucson City Council to UA: Follow zoning laws on new dorm plan ...Albemarle Planning Commission endorses solar farmsMillcreek amends sign regulations

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Henderson County planning, zoning rules under scrutiny after ...
WLOSMay 2, 2017

Henderson County commissioners are looking into planning and zoning regulations after a heated meeting Monday night about a proposed event space at Tall ...more »

Ag zoning changes delayed
Courier-Times (subscription)May 3, 2017

Town Attorney Adam Forrest told the Hagerstown Town Council Monday that making changes to the zoning ordinance is more involved than he had thought. In April, he had said he hoped to have changes ready for review after the weekend of April 29.more »

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Garden City proposes more business-friendly parking regulations ...
NewsdayMay 31, 2017

The Garden City Board of Trustees is studying an overhaul of village parking and zoning regulations, particularly in its popular and busy downtown area, to.more »

Grace Farms again to go before Planning and Zoning Commission
NewcanaannewsonlineMay 29, 2017

“The Foundation is confident that these changes are prudent and will not adversely impact any other provisions of the Zoning Regulations, or other zoning districts in town,” its application says. The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 7 p.m ...more »

Mount Washington hotel plan triggers new zoning application
Concord MonitorMay 28, 2017

The proposed location for the hotel is in what Coos zoning regulations call a “protected district.” That designation signifies the need “to protect certain critical areas from inappropriate land use activities which may degrade their environmental ...more »

Stamford residents complain zoning rules tend to favor developers
The AdvocateMay 27, 2017

The practice of using text changes — overarching revisions to the written zoning regulations — over more flexible and focused special exceptions is one that predates Blessing, who took the helm at the Land Use Bureau in September. “Sometimes you do ...more »

Kingston city zoning board regulations getting update
The Daily FreemanMay 27, 2017

“It sounds like ... we do want the city to be in compliance, but I would encourage the aldermen on this board to get curious about why all of these zoning amendments and changes are being brought up in this piecemeal fashion,” said Hillary Harvey, who ...more »

Michelson to run for mayor on Stamford's zoning woes
The AdvocateMay 27, 2017

Carl Franzetti, R-14, made the proposal after learning the city's largest developer, Building and Land Technology, is seeking to change zoning regulations to allow construction of 804 housing units on the site of a onetime corporate park at 120-292 ...more »

Town of Esopus wrapping up survey on zoning preferences
The Daily FreemanMay 26, 2017

TOWN OF ESOPUS, N.Y. >> Town officials are encouraging residents to complete a survey asking what changes need to be made in the comprehensive plan that guides zoning regulations. The three-page questionnaire was discussed Wednesday during a ...more »

Development proposal in Thurmont hits snag | Real Estate And ...
Frederick News Post (subscription)May 26, 2017

A recommendation by the Thurmont town attorney to move a draft zoning ordinance to the town's subdivision regulations has halted discussion on a new type of ...more »

Short-term housing rentals targeted for taxes and regulations; complaints in Concord
Wicked Local ConcordMay 26, 2017

Aaron Michlewitz, D-Boston, have proposed various pieces of legislation to subject short-term rentals to taxes and regulations similar to those on hotels. While cities and towns can independently enact zoning and land-use regulations, they cannot ...more »

P&Z close to drafting regulations
Easton CourierMay 26, 2017

Consultant Glenn Chalder of Planimetrics, who is assisting the Easton P&Z on updating the town's zoning regulations, emphasizes a point. — Brad Durrell photo. The Planning and Zoning Commission is getting closer to completing its latest draft of new ...more »

Muscatine Zoning Commission recommends fireworks sales in all ...
Muscatine JournalMay 26, 2017

MUSCATINE — The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends the city of Muscatine allow the sale of fireworks in all existing retail districts beginning June ...more »

Zoning Commission amends regulation
My Citizens NewsMay 24, 2017

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission is allowing for a new look in the New Haven Road Design District. The commission last week approved changing section 23 of the zoning regulations to allow side-by-side retail and residential developments.more »

Tucson City Council to UA: Follow zoning laws on new dorm plan ...
Arizona Daily StarMay 24, 2017

University of Arizona vows to follow all applicable laws.more »

Albemarle Planning Commission endorses solar farms
Charlottesville TomorrowMay 24, 2017

“However, no form of energy generation is a permitted use in the [rural areas] zoning district, so we would have to amend the ordinance to make it a permitted use before they could apply.” SolUnesco, a Reston-based renewable energy company, wants to ...more »

Millcreek amends sign regulations
GoErie.comMay 24, 2017

The township zoning ordinance previously limited when political signs could be posted and for how long. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the ordinance to eliminate those regulations and make all sign regulations “content neutral.” The U.S ...more »

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