Variances

Tidd v. Lower Saucon Twp. Zoning Hearing Bd. (2015)

Where an applicant requests a dimensional variance, financial aspects and the surrounding neighborhood may be considered, and whether the property is rendered valueless without the variance or whether it could be used for a permitted purpose are not dispositive.

Tidd v. Lower Saucon Twp. Zoning Hearing Bd., 118 A.3d 1 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2015).


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Nowicki v. Zoning Hearing Bd. (2014)

Validity variance was justified where rezoning rendered the only potential use of the private property to be that of a public park, which was a confiscation of private property.

Nowicki v. Zoning Hearing Bd., 91 A.3d 287 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2014).


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