Posts Tagged ‘Legal interpretation’

This Letter Deserves More Attention

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

You are interested in starting a new land use on some property you own. Since you are not sure if the zoning allows that use, you ask the town zoning administrator if it would be permitted. You get a letter telling you it is. How much can you rely on the letter? Is the town […]

A Shot across the Bow of the Zoning Ship?

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

A shot across the bow of another ship at sea can provoke an international incident if the action is improperly interpreted, or the matter can be resolved quickly. But in either case a shot across the bow tends to get the attention of those on the receiving end. A recent zoning decision by the North […]