• Features

    The Comprehensive Plan Requirement

    Stewart E. Sterk

    New York law has long required that zoning be in accordance with a comprehensive plan. Historically, the plan requirement has been toothless. Legislative efforts to invigorate the requirement have largely been ignored by the courts. Yet litigants continue to challenge zoning ordinances as inconsistent with a comprehensive plan.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Real Property Law

    Ownership of Shifting Beaches
    Brokerage Commission Provision Expired
    Adverse Possession/Tennis Court
    Deed Obtained by False Pretenses

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  • Columns & Departments

    Development

    Negative Declaration/Time Bar
    No Estoppel Against Village
    Denial of Area Variance

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  • Columns & Departments

    Landlord & Tenant

    Prior Judgment Does Not Bar Breach Claim
    Accommodation of Disabilities

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  • Columns & Departments

    Cooperatives and Condominiums

    Right to Rooftop Space

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