Real Estate and Municipal Law Posts

March 23, 2016

Under (Storm) Water

The new regulations (Federal, state and local) designed to protect the Chesapeake Bay are requiring increased efforts to control and retain storm...

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January 27, 2016

Forever and Ever

Municipalities have a tough time eliminating nonconforming uses.  Although a nonconforming use is not supposed to last forever, it almost seems impossible...

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January 15, 2016

Good Faith vs. Bad Faith Review

The recent case of Honey Brook Estates v. Board of Supervisors of Honey Brook Township, (Pa. Commonwealth Court, filed January 13, 2016), is...

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November 11, 2015

You Light Up My Life

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently struck down a zoning regulation to allow digital signs to operate all night long because the Township did...

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October 08, 2015

We Are Family – Not

In Schwartz v. Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1334 C.D. 2014 (Pa. Cmwlth. Ct., filed September 24, 2015), the Commonwealth Court had the opportunity to...

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