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Zoning

BOARD OF APPEALS FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY v. LARRY J. CREWS, et al (access required)

Zoning — Accessory buildings — Size This case concerns the application of a provision of the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance regarding accessory buildings (basically non-residential outbuildings) on a property-owner’s lot. Read the opinion

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CALVARY TEMPLE OF BALTIMORE, INC., ET AL. v. ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND, ET AL (access required)

Zoning — Special exception — Assisted living facility Appellee Lumenary Memory Care at St. Stephens Church, LLC (“Lumenary”) applied for a special exception and two variances in 2017 in order to construct an assisted living facility for individuals suffering from ...

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FALLS ROAD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, et al. v. ARTHUR BECKER, et al. (access required)

Zoning — Safety concerns — Collateral estoppel This appeal concerns the efforts of appellees, Arthur Becker, Nancy Miller, and Gaylord Brooks Realty (collectively referred to as “the developer”), to construct homes on a large tract of land located in Baltimore ...

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KIMBERLY A. GRECO, et al. v. HARVEY O. RILEY, JR., et al. (access required)

Zoning — Special Exception Use — Standing On March 27, 2020, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County determined that the Anne Arundel County Board of Appeals (the “BOA”) erred in granting Kimberly and Darren Greco’s (the “Grecos”) application for ...

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BETTYE CAROL JOHNSON, et al. v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF GAITHERSBURG, et al. (access required)

Zoning — Permitted use — Gas station On May 1, 2019, appellee/cross-appellant 1788/405/Trojan Investments, LLC c/o 1788 Holdings, LLC (“1788 Holdings”) filed an application for Schematic Development Plan SDP-8174-2019 (the “Plan”) to construct a Wawa convenience store and automobile filling ...

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MATTHEW PETRUS, ET AL. v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, ET AL. (access required)

Zoning — Planned unit development — Repeal of PUD This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City denying a petition for judicial review filed by appellants Matthew Petrus, Joan Floyd, and ...

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CHARLES CASTRONOVO, ET AL. v. PAUL GODWIN (access required)

Zoning — Lot coverage — Deck and stairway construction A couple complained that their neighbor had constructed a deck and other structures on his property, in violation of the Baltimore County Code and the Baltimore County Zoning Regulations. An administrative ...

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COUNCIL OF UNIT OWNERS OF NORMANDIE-ON-THE-LAKE II CONDOMINIUM, et al. v. MONTGOMERY VILLAGE FOUNDATION, INC. (access required)

Zoning — Condominium association — Monthly assessments Montgomery Village is a large planned community in Montgomery County. Appellants are three councils of condominium unit owners in Montgomery Village. Appellee (the Foundation) is a not-for-profit corporate foundation created by the developer ...

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DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, et al. v. COMMUNITY RESCUE SERVICE, et al. (access required)

Zoning — Site plan — Substantial evidence This is an appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Washington County affirming a decision of the Washington County Board of Appeals (“Board”) to approve a site plan for the development ...

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