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Skeptical Md. high court reviews Calvert County zoning ethics case

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

Local residents may challenge a commission’s zoning decision they allege was unlawfully reached based on the vote of a commissioner with a personal stake in the outcome, their attorney told a skeptical Maryland high court.

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Court approves actions by Prince George’s council in Walmart zoning case

The Court of Appeals held Tuesday that a Prince George’s County zoning authority was permitted to delegate preparation of a draft order to its staff attorney and properly exercised original jurisdiction in an exception and variance case. The decision will ...

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Developer loses constitutional challenge to MoCo zoning change

Montgomery County did not violate a developer’s constitutional rights by adopting a water system amendment to a master zoning plan, changes that devalued the planned development, a federal appeals court ruled last week. In its reported 3-0 decision, the 4th ...

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