Abandonment, Discontinuance and Amortization of Nonconforming Uses: Lessons for Drafters of Zoning Regulations
Real Estate Law Journal, Vol. 38, p. 482, Spring 2010
24 Pages Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last revised: 28 Jan 2014
Date Written: Spring 2010
With a significant volume of litigation focused on the subject of nonconforming uses, this article offers practical strategies for drafters of local zoning ordinances and laws on the subject of abandonment, discontinuance and amortization of nonconforming uses.
Keywords: nonconforming use, amortization, zoning, abandonment
JEL Classification: K11
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