Regulation of Particular Uses

Schwartz v. Phila. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment (2015)

"Family" may be legally defined as "[a] person living independently or a group of persons living as a single household unit using housekeeping facilities in common, but not to include more than three persons unrelated by blood, marriage or adoption" in a zoning ordinance.

Schwartz v. Phila. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment, 126 A.3d 1032 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2015).


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Reed v. Town of Gilbert (2015)

A sign code is unconstitutional where it regulates signs based on their content, regardless of whether the sign code favors one speaker over another.

Reed v. Town of Gilbert, 135 S. Ct. 2218 (2015).


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