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New zoning cases ‘reconcilable,’ land use lawyer says (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent resolution of a zoning case by unpublished order has caused confusion both on the high court and among observers, where none is warranted. In its unpublished order in Town of Occoquan v. Elm Street ...

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Court Reconsiders ‘Vested Rights’ Case (access required)

In this suit in which the court earlier made rulings involving vested rights [VLW 011-8-195], the Prince William County Circuit Court now grants motions for reconsideration, in part. I have concluded the motions for reconsideration should be granted. The Supreme ...

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Rezoning Challenger Gets Hearing (access required)

Plaintiff office park owner’s allegations that the board of supervisors did not adequately consider traffic impact when it rezoned an adjacent parcel from single-family homes to a planned development community have earned plaintiff an evidentiary hearing on whether the rezoning ...

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No Injunctions for Waterside Bars (access required)

In these consolidated cases that pit two entertainment businesses in Waterside Festival Marketplace against Norfolk City Council, the Norfolk Circuit Court says the city is entitled to injunctions to prevent the two businesses from operating as “Entertainment Establishments” and serving ...

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