Pa. High Court To Weigh Generic Zoning Designations

Law360, Philadelphia (March 26, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an appeal over whether the state's Municipal Planning Code allows developers to give buildings generic designations when putting forth preliminary development plans, thus circumventing the requirement of public input on projects.

The high court will consider a case in which property owner Newtown Square East LP is seeking to halt the neighboring development of a mixed-use project in suburban Philadelphia by claiming that the developer, Buccini/Pollin Group, provided insufficient details on the shape of the project prior to...
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