Property Law Keyed to Dukeminier
Cope v. Inhabitants of the Town of Brunswick
The Board found that the apartment buildings seeking the exception would endanger the safety of the public and drastically change the characteristics of the neighborhood. The Board also found that a small quiet area would be transformed into heavily traveled area. The ordinance allowing the exceptions required the Board to consider affect on health, safety and welfare (section 2) and devaluation of the essential characteristics of the surrounding property (section 4).
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