Posts Tagged ‘Board of adjustment’

The Who, What, and When of Appeals TO the Board of Adjustment

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Consider these three scenarios regarding potential appeals to the zoning board of adjustment.  Scenario 1.  Marge Simpson has worked for decades to improve her neighborhood.  Several years ago the town adopted a new plan that called for the neighborhood to retain its predominately residential character, but to add some appropriately sized retail and office uses.  […]

BOA Changes Are Coming

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Many folks have never heard of zoning board of adjustment, but this is a critically important piece of the local development regulation machinery.  Every year these boards hear and decide hundreds of appeals of the interpretation of ordinances made by staff administrators – such as whether an alleged violation is really a violation or whether […]