Marshall v. East Bradford Twp. Bd. of Supervisors

In Marshall v. East Bradford Twp. Bd. of Supervisors, the plaintiff landowners appealed the order of the trial court that denied their conditional use application for a bed and breakfast (B&B). The order affirmed the Board of Supervisors of East Bradford Township (“Supervisors”) that the proposal to use a barn for special events at the … Read more

Lamar Advantage GP, Co., LLC v. City of Pittsburgh Zoning Bd.

For many years, Lamar Advantage GP Co. displayed an electronic advertisement on a billboard atop Mount Washington, which overlooks downtown Pittsburgh. In 2016, Lamar hung a vinyl sign over the electronic advertisement and the underlying structure. Believing that this action “enlarged” or “replaced” the sign, the City of Pittsburgh cited Lamar for breaching a provision … Read more

431 E. Palisade Ave Real Estate v. City of Englewood

In 41 E. Palisade Ave Real Estate v. City of Englewood, the 3rd Circuit assessed the providence of the District Court’s order granting a preliminary injunction in favor of the developer of an assisted-living facility. The developer sought to build its facility in an area of town zoned for single-family homes, though the zoning code … Read more

Shipyard Associates v. Hoboken

In this action, after a developer received final approval to build to residential towers on the Hudson River, the city of Hoboken passed two ordinances. The developer claimed that it should not be subject to the ordinances, as they were zoning regulations and Section 52(a) of the Municipal Land Use Law mandated that no new … Read more