Spahn v. Zoning Board of Adjustment, et al., Nos. 0111, 0115 (PA.C.C.P. Phila. Jul. 5, 2006) (“Spahn”); Society Created to Reduce Urban Blight, et al., No. 1048 (PA.C.C.P. Phila. Jul. 13, 2006) (“S.C.R.U.B.”)

September 2006Newsletters In The Zone

As seen in the In The Zone newsletter.

These two recent opinions of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County demonstrate the effects of recent state legislation on the right of Philadelphia taxpayers to appeal zoning board decisions. In the fall of 2004, the Pennsylvania legislature voted in favor of House Bill 1954, which became Act 193 (Act of No. 30, 2004, P.L. 1523, No. 123).