Posts Tagged ‘Bias’

When Can a Biased Elected Official Participate in a Zoning Decision?

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

A rezoning petition is pending before the city council.  The parcel involved is zoned for single-family residential use.  The landowner wants to build a retail store on the site, so she is seeking a change in the zoning to a commercial zoning district.  The planning board has recommended approval, noting the adjacent street can handle […]