Posts tagged "Zoning"

Koines, et al. v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Cohasset, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-014-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

16-P-678                                        Appeals Court

ALEXANDER C. KOINES & another[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF COHASSET & others.[2]

No. 16-P-678.     February 21, 2017.

Zoning, Nonconforming use or structure, Lot size, Exemption, Judicial review.  Real Property, Merger.

The plaintiffs appeal from a judgment of the Land Court that affirmed a decision of the defendant zoning board of appeals of Cohasset (board) based on a conclusion that the board correctly interpreted the Cohasset zoning by-law to afford grandfather protection to a lot owned by the defendants John and Martha Shaw.  We affirm.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 21, 2017 at 8:12 pm

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Furlong, et al. v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Salem, et al.

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1174                                       Appeals Court

MICHAEL F. FURLONG & another[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF SALEM & another.[2]

No. 15-P-1174.

Suffolk.     October 7, 2016. – December 12, 2016.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Blake, JJ.

Zoning, Variance, Setback.  Practice, Civil, Zoning appeal.

Civil action commenced in the Land Court Department on February 17, 2012.

The case was heard by Robert B. Foster, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 13, 2016 at 3:04 pm

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Zoning Board of Appeals of Hanover v. Housing Appeals Committee, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-110-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-893                                        Appeals Court

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF HANOVER  vs.  HOUSING APPEALS COMMITTEE & another.[1]

No. 15-P-893.

Plymouth.     May 9, 2016. – August 29, 2016.

Present:  Agnes, Massing, & Kinder, JJ.

HousingZoning, Housing appeals committee, Comprehensive permit, Low and moderate income housing.  Administrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of regulation, Regulations. Municipal Corporations, Fees.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 29, 2016 at 3:17 pm

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Tusino v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Douglas, et al. (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-107-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1400                                       Appeals Court

14-P-1193

LOUIS C. TUSINO  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF DOUGLAS

& another[1] (and a companion case[2]).

Nos. 15-P-1400 & 14-P-1193.

Worcester.     June 3, 2016. – August 25, 2016.

Present:  Vuono, Wolohojian, & Blake, JJ.

Jurisdiction, Zoning.  District Court, Jurisdiction, Appellate Division.  Zoning, Appeal.  Appeals Court, Jurisdiction.  Practice, Civil, Zoning appeal, Appellate Division:  appeal, Action in nature of mandamus, Moot case.  Mandamus.  Moot Question.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 25, 2016 at 6:15 pm

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311 West Broadway LLC v. Zoning Board of Appeal of Boston, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-106-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1227                                       Appeals Court

311 WEST BROADWAY LLC  vs. ZONING BOARD OF APPEAL OF BOSTON & others.[1]

No. 15-P-1227.

Suffolk.     May 13, 2016. – August 23, 2016.

Present:  Katzmann, Carhart, & Sullivan, JJ.

Zoning, Variance, Appeal, Jurisdiction.  Jurisdiction, Superior Court, Zoning.  Superior Court, Jurisdiction.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on June 13, 2013.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 23, 2016 at 7:44 pm

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Picard v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Westminster, et al. (Lwyers Weekly No. 10-085-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

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MAURICE PICARD, personal representative,[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF WESTMINSTER & another.[2]

Worcester.     February 9, 2016. – June 17, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Zoning, Person aggrieved.  Practice, Civil, Standing.  Easement.  Real Property, Easement, Beach.  Beach.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on August 23, 2011.

The case was heard by Robert B. Gordon, J.

After review by the Appeals Court, the Supreme Judicial Court granted leave to obtain further appellate review.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 17, 2016 at 5:45 pm

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Chiaraluce v. Zoning Board of Wareham (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-040-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-328                                        Appeals Court

JOSEPH H. CHIARALUCE, trustee,[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF WAREHAM (and a consolidated case[2]).

No. 15-P-328.

Suffolk.     January 7, 2016. – April 8, 2016.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Maldonado, JJ.

Zoning, Nonconforming use or structure, By-law.

Civil actions commenced in the Land Court Department on July 21 and July 25, 2011.

The cases were heard by Gordon H. Piper, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 8, 2016 at 7:48 pm

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Reynolds v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Stow, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-144-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

14-P-663                                        Appeals Court

GREGORY REYNOLDS  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF STOW & another.[1]

No. 14-P-663.

Middlesex.     January 13, 2015. – September 15, 2015.

Present:  Trainor, Vuono, Hanlon, JJ.

 

Housing.  Zoning, Board of appeals:  decision; Low and moderate income housing; Comprehensive permit.  Practice, Civil, Standing.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 23, 2010.

The case was heard by Kenneth W. Salinger, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 15, 2015 at 3:41 pm

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Buccaneer Development, Inc. v. Zoning Board of Review of Appeals of Lenox (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-105-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

14-P-855                                        Appeals Court

BUCCANEER DEVELOPMENT, INC.  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF LENOX.

No. 14-P-855.

Suffolk.     April 8, 2015. – August 11, 2015.

Present:  Berry, Milkey, & Massing, JJ.

Zoning, Special permit, Board of appeals:  decision.

Civil action commenced in the Land Court Department on January 9, 2008.

After review by this court, 83 Mass. App. Ct. 40 (2012), the case was heard by Dina E. Fein, J., sitting by designation, on a case stated.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 11, 2015 at 6:29 pm

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Palitz v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Tisbury, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-037-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

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SUZANNE PALITZ, trustee,[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF TISBURY & another.[2]

Suffolk.     November 6, 2014. – March 3, 2015.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Subdivision Control, Zoning requirements, Approval not required. Zoning, Nonconforming use or structure, Variance.

Civil action commenced in the Land Court Department on October 10, 2012.

The case was heard by Karyn F. Scheier, J., on a motion for summary judgment.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 3, 2015 at 6:31 pm

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