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Zoning Laws

10 Loopholes to Build a Tiny Home Legally

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Megan Craig, Contributor It's no secret that tiny houses are growing in popularity across the U.S. Not only can owners of tiny homes simplify the...

Bluelining Penn State's Graduate Employees: Ph.D. Students Speak Out Against Discriminatory Zoning Regulations

Azita Ranjbar | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Azita Ranjbar

Penn State graduate students live two paradoxes: We are tax-paying citizens, yet the State College Borough Planning Commission does not consider us members of the community. We are educators and researchers but are not recognized as employees of Penn State.

New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like me, who spend...

Top 5 Invisible Location Issues For Purchasing Property

Andrew Lieb | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Andrew Lieb

Location, Location, Location. Have you ever driven by a property and questioned why THEY don't just put XYZ (i.e., Coffee Shop, Apartments, Offices, Gym) in over there? Then, you thought to yourself: "I can do it, I'm going to be rich!!!"

I'm With Stupid: Eating Out of Toilets and Other Cultural Norms

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

OK, folks, enough is enough; this sort of behavior has got to stop, pronto. As recently as July, in the very headline of this column, I admonished you...

The Devil in Walmart's Midtown Miami Plan, Its Details - Part 1

Grant Stern | Posted 07.20.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

If Walmart builds its Midtown Miami location as it is designed today, the potential for pedestrian injury could be high. The plan is riddled with design flaws and areas that don't meet zoning code.


Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

By Lily Kuo NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A New York City zoning law designed to keep adult entertainment businesses away from schools...

Zoning Stifles Civil Society

Benjamin Powell | Posted 10.21.2012 | Impact
Benjamin Powell

All too often, people assume all problems must be solved by the market or by the government. Yet, the third alternative is through voluntary civil society.

John Celock

Agenda 21, UN's Sustainability Measure, Banned By New Hampshire House | John Celock | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives voted Wednesday afternoon to ban implementation of policies connected to the United Na...

New Orleans Airport Plans Slated For Environmental Scrutiny

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Plans to rebuild or expand Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, unveiled in mid-August by Mayor Mitch Landrieu, could mean more noise for the City of Kenner--where officials have long been attuned to the sound issue.

Saving Franklin Canyon: Zoning In on a Solution

John Mirisch | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The public has a right to be protected from environmental impacts and to expect developers to follow zoning laws and codes.