Miami Says Claims Fail In Archdiocese's $89M Zoning Suit

Law360, Miami (June 27, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- The city of Miami on Wednesday asked a Florida state court to dismiss the Catholic archbishop of Miami's suit alleging a zoning change devalued an Archdiocese property by $89 million, saying the suit failed to state proper claims.

The city claims Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski's April 9 complaint, which said a provision in the city's “Miami 21” zoning code unfairly targets the church, did not allege that a specific government action has been applied to the property, as required to sue under the Bert J. Harris...
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