Between the Lines


Challenging a Zoning Decision Requires Zoning-Related Harm

by Arthur P. Kreiger

Fear of losing pond access won’t let you sue over a zoning determination. Reaffirming the limits on neighbors’ ability to challenge local zoning decisions, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently held that an abutter lacked standing. The case is Picard v. ZBA of Westminster. It emphasizes that, in order… READ MORE