This Court has repeatedly treated substantive due process challenges to a rezoning
denial identically to challenges to an existing zoning ordinance," the opinion stated.
Salyer said she supports the rezoning
application because the city has been trying to improve the Classen Ten Penn neighborhood for several years.
Rudin Management owns seven buildings in the rezoning
The city is expecting property owners to surrender important property rights in this high-stakes rezoning
. With real estate commissions, closing costs and moving expenses necessary to relocate, plus a possible decline in property value easily totaling $10,000 or more, owners should be absolutely certain that nothing in the rezoning
would diminish their property values before they acquiesce to this plan.
Either Reiter discussed rezoning
his mother's property with his partner/developers before he set out to rezone, or, by some coincidence, two weeks after he got it rezoned, some partners came by with plans readymade and said "let's build a senior center on the land now that it happens to have the right zoning."
Disheartened and confused, Rawls wondered how the property he recently purchased could be mistakenly appraised three times between the rezoning
in 2000 and the purchase in 2006.
According to the Morning Call, a local newspaper, the Allen Township board of supervisors approved the rezoning
, ironically, to pay for the infrastructure costs of residential development sprawling out from one of the local boroughs.
Ideally, this rezoning
action permanently resolves the problem that initiated the decision process.
The commission already voted once on the rezoning
, but reached an inconclusive decision.
This process, called rezoning
, involves freezing a numerical calculation at i point in time and changing the finite element mesh to reflect the changes in geometry.
Belvedere Capital and Jamestown Properties have formally submitted a rezoning
application that will allow them to add 1.3 million square feet to their massive Industry City campus.
Since the commission couldn't get the five votes, but wanted to move the item along in the process, it voted to send the rezoning
application to the City Council without a recommendation.