Strip Mall Approval Violates Zoning Regs, Pa. Justices Hear

Law360, Philadelphia (March 11, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT) -- An attorney representing a Philadelphia neighborhood association told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday that a decision by the city's zoning board allowing development of a new shopping center at the site of a former candy factory violated rules governing the issuance of variances.

Lee Applebaum of Fineman Krekstein & Harris PC, an attorney for the South of South Street Neighborhood Association, told the justices during oral arguments that a decision by the Commonwealth Court had improperly allowed the property's owner to skirt a requirement that...
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