Nettleton et al. v. ZHB of Adjustment of Pittsburgh et al., 828 A.2d 1033 (Pa. Supreme Ct.. 2003), 7/22/03:
Finegan v. Board of Supervisors of Earl Twp., 826 A.2d 76 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2003), 6/18/03:
Analyzing whether a proposed use is sufficiently similar to the previous non-conforming use
Jay-Lee, Inc. v. The Municipality of Kingston Zoning Hearing Board, 799 A.2d 923
Lesser standard of hardship required for dimensional variances involving nonconforming use.
Bernotas v. Zoning Hearing Bd., 68 A.3d 1042 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2013).
NON-CONFORMING USE: SIGNS
Loduca v. ZHB of the Borough of Danville, 45 D& C 4th, 414 (Montour C.C.P., February 23, 2000)
Void ab inito doctrine does not apply to the issuance of a certificate of nonconformity.
Falkler v. Lower Windsor Twp. Zoning Hearing Bd., 988 A.2d 764 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2010).
A nonconforming use can be expanded as of right when the nonconformity is not increased. However, a new structure entirely different from the nonconforming use cannot be constructed without obtaining a variance.
Narberth JKST Tennis Club, Inc. v. Narberth Borough Zoning Hearing Board, (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2007).