Appeals & Opinions - Subject Index

Zoning and Planning
Subject Title Opinion Summary Type
A village may limit the number of terms the members of the planning board and the zoning board of appeals may serve. 2007-01 Informal Download A village may limit the number of terms the members of the planning board and the zoning board of appeals may serve.
Board of appeals - establishing attendance requirements and procedure for removal 1997-51 Informal Download Board of appeals - establishing attendance requirements and procedure for removal
Board of Appeals - law governing terms and commencement date 2012-02 Informal Download Board of Appeals - law governing terms and commencement date
County planning department - assignment of review of referred proposed actions 2011-06 Informal Download County planning department - assignment of review of referred proposed actions
Human service agency (e.g., soup kitchens, drug treatment, etc.) - Planning commission appointment by the mayor 1995-13 Informal Download Human service agency (e.g., soup kitchens, drug treatment, etc.) - Planning commission appointment by the mayor
Joint village and town planning board may employ weighted voting 1998-54 Informal Download Joint village and town planning board may employ weighted voting
May establish special planning board to review and determine only site plans within a proposed planned development district 2012-01 Informal Download May establish special planning board to review and determine only site plans within a proposed planned development district
Off-Track Betting - applicability of land use regulations to OTB facilities 2003-10 Informal Download Off-Track Betting - applicability of land use regulations to OTB facilities
Off-track betting - village's authority to prohibit OTB facilities in all zoning districts 2003-10 Informal Download Off-track betting - village's authority to prohibit OTB facilities in all zoning districts
Penalties - discussion of permissible penalties for village zoning laws 2004-14 Informal Download Penalties - discussion of permissible penalties for village zoning laws
Penalties - Supersession authority to eliminate of possibility of incarceration upon conviction of a local zoning code violation. 2005-18 Informal Download Penalties - Supersession authority to eliminate of possibility of incarceration upon conviction of a local zoning code violation.
Planning board - establishing attendance requirements and procedure for removal 1997-51 Informal Download Planning board - establishing attendance requirements and procedure for removal
Preemption - Preemption of regulation of placement and operation of certain human services agencies 1997-F6 Formal Download Preemption - Preemption of regulation of placement and operation of certain human services agencies
Regulations may not distinguish between apartments used by relatives and non-relatives 1996-11 Informal Download Regulations may not distinguish between apartments used by relatives and non-relatives
Subdivision approval - maps to be filed with subdivisions must be prepared by licensed land surveyors, not engineers 1997-28 Informal Download Subdivision approval - maps to be filed with subdivisions must be prepared by licensed land surveyors, not engineers
Town board may supersede Town Law regarding alternate members of zoning board of assessment 1999-36 Informal Download Town board may supersede Town Law regarding alternate members of zoning board of assessment
Town may not condition site plan approval upon provision of transportation to residents of planned retirement community 1998-15 Informal Download Town may not condition site plan approval upon provision of transportation to residents of planned retirement community
Transition under revised Village Law - re: membership on zoning board of appeals and planning board 1998-41 Informal Download Transition under revised Village Law - re: membership on zoning board of appeals and planning board
When property located in two towns, each town regulation regarding grazing of animals must be complied with 1998-56 Informal Download When property located in two towns, each town regulation regarding grazing of animals must be complied with
Zoning board of appeals - town may not limit appellate jurisdiction consistent with state law 2004-01 Informal Download Zoning board of appeals - town may not limit appellate jurisdiction consistent with state law
Zoning board of appeals - town may not limit appellate jurisdiction consistent with state law 2004-04 Informal Download Zoning board of appeals - town may not limit appellate jurisdiction consistent with state law
Zoning board of appeals local law may provide for seven member board 1995-20 Informal Download Zoning board of appeals local law may provide for seven member board
Zoning deals with land use rather than the person who owns land 1996-11 Informal Download Zoning deals with land use rather than the person who owns land