In this next part of our “what’s next” in North Carolina land use series we look at public meetings, which are an essential part of land use permitting. In particular, we look at quasi-judicial proceedings past the pandemic. North Carolina remains under a state of emergency, and I […]
While all of us are still firmly entrenched within the early stages of the global response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, I’m already thinking about “what’s next”. The land use world must roll on, after all, but it must do so differently and appropriately. To that end, these […]
Considerations for Development Applicants: Part I – Best Practices for Interacting with Local Governments in a Virtual World By Aaron Frank and Amy O’Neal Digital permitting services, virtual neighborhood meetings, live remote inspections, online city council and county commissioner meetings—this is the new reality of the development process […]
Supreme Court Construes Local Law to Allow “Availability” Fees to be Charged Against Developed Property and Undeveloped Property
Infrastructure fees are a common battleground between landowners/developers and local governments. The Supreme Court decided a case this week that counts as a “win” for the local governments, reversing a Court of Appeals decision. That is, the Supreme Court determined that the unambiguous language of a State law […]
Applicants need take care when entitling their property on a contingency involving neighboring property outside the entitlement process.