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Board of Equalization & Review Procedures

August 11, 2014

[UPDATE:  This post was edited in late August 2014 to reflect the General Assembly’s ratification of S734, which among other actions permits non-attorneys to represent business entities before the Property Tax Commission.] The county board of equalization and review, often called “the … Continued

Requirements for Quasi-Judicial Decision Documents

July 8, 2014

The town council has just voted to approve a highly controversial special use permit for a new apartment complex. Getting to this point was a long process – two lengthy hearings and a third night of debate and deliberation by … Continued

BOA/Quasi-Judicial Statute Updated

June 12, 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 … Continued