Subdivision and Land Development

Honey Brook Estates, LLC v. Bd. of Supervisors of Honey Brook Twp. (2016)

Township acted in bad faith by rejecting plan submission for minor technical errors that normally did not lead to the rejection of a plan. It is important to note that the plan was submitted just prior to the Township rezoning the property to limit the property's development potential.

Honey Brook Estates, LLC v. Bd. of Supervisors of Honey Brook Twp., 2016 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 52 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2016).

Date of Decision: 1/13/16


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Weiser v. Latimore Township (2008)

An applicant is entitled to approval of their final subdivision plan if their preliminary plan was approved as long as the final plan is substantially the same as the preliminary plan.

Weiser v. Latimore Township, 960 A.2d 924 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2008)

Date of Decision: 11/21/08


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Great Lakes Energy Partners, Penneco Oil Company, CB Energy, Inc. and Independent Oil and Gas Association of Pennsylvania v. Salem Township (2007)

A Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance regulations relating to oil and gas operations were preempted by the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Act.

Great Lakes Energy Partners, Penneco Oil Company, CB Energy, Inc. and Independent Oil and Gas Association of Pennsylvania v. Salem Township
931 A.2d 101 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2007).

Date of Decision: 8/9/07


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