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LARAY J. BENTON v. WOODMORE OVERLOOK COMMERCIAL, LLC

Administrative law — Planning board — Standing

In May 2020, the Prince George’s County Planning Board issued a resolution concerning the “Preliminary Plan of Subdivision 4-18007” located “at or about 9700-9800 Landover Road in Landover, Maryland.” LaRay J. Benton, appellant, petitioned for judicial review in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County to challenge the resolution. However, upon the filing of a motion to dismiss by Woodmore Overlook Commercial, LLC (“Woodmore Overlook”), appellee, contending that Mr. Benton lacked standing or any meritorious argument to challenge the resolution, the circuit court dismissed the action. Mr. Benton noted a timely appeal to this Court.

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