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NY Lower Court Finds that Local Law to Promote Affordable Housing was Improperly Adopted Because of Inadequate SEQRA Review

This post was authored by Amy Lavine, Esq,

A recent decision from the Suffolk County Supreme Court, Matter of Save Sag Harbor v Village of Sag Harbor, involving the village’s adoption of a local law that expanded the definition

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PA Supreme Court Holds Municipalities Have No Duty to Review and Revise Zoning Ordinances or to Rezone for a Particular Use Where a Property Owner’s Use is

This post was authored by Matthew Loescher, Esq.

Charlestown Township, a municipality in Chester County, enacted a zoning ordinance that permits outdoor, off-premises advertising signs in a particular district. A statewide regulation concerning roadside billboards promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department

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Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Dismisses First Amendment Challenges to Adult-Entertainment Ordinance

This post was authored by Matthew Loescher, Esq.

In 2003, the City of Augusta, Georgia enacted an adult-entertainment ordinance with the stated purpose of combating negative secondary effects associated with adult-oriented businesses. The owners and operators of two longstanding nude-dancing

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