Mountain Village v. The Board of Super. of Longswamp Twp., 828 A.2d 411 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2003), 6/12/03:
The Airport Zoning Act (“AZA”) requires municipalities with public airports to adopt and enforce airport zoning regulations.
Chanceford Aviation Properties, LLP v. Chanceford Township, 923 A.2d 1099 (Pa. 2007).
MPC Section 617.2 is constitutional (allowing recovery of reasonable attorney fees and costs against the violator) and losing parties have the burden of showing the unreasonableness of the requested fee award.
South Whitehall Twp. v. Karoly,
891 A.2d 780 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2005), Petition for Allowance of Appeal denied, 906 A.2d 546 (Pa. 2006).
United Artists Theatre Circuit, Inc. v. Twp. of Warrington, 316 F.3d 392 (3d Cir. 2003), No. 98-CV-05556, 1/14/03:
The determination of whether an advertising sign is an “outdoor advertising sign” or an “accessory sign” turns upon various factors and not solely upon the sign’s content.
City of Philadelphia v. Steen Outdoor Adver., 2007 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 320
Adams Outdoor Advertising, Ltd. v. Department of Transportation
860 A.2d 600 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2004)
Commonwealth Agencies Not Exempt from Zoning and Land Use Regulations Unless Specificly Made Exempt by Statute.
Department of General Services v. Board of Supervisors of Cumberland Township, Adams County, Commonwealth Court, 795 A.2d 440 (January 28, 2002)
Although the exercise of a purchase option in a lease did not effectuate a legal subdivision allowing for relation back to the previous ordinance, lessee was entitled to relief under the modification provisions of the MPC and Township Ordinance.
Dubois Dutch, LLC v. Sandy Township Board of Supervisors and Guido, (Pa. 2007).
Barness Land Development Co. v. Board of Supervisors of Washington Twp.
852 A.2d 463 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2004).
Where language in a zoning ordinance is ambiguous, it should be interpreted in favor of the applicant.
Riverfront Dev. Group, LLC v. City of Harrisburg Zoning Hearing Bd., 109 A.3d 358 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2015).