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How to be more sustainable at work

How to be more sustainable at work

Being a more sustainable individual means revisiting and/or redesigning parts of your life to fit a more eco-friendly agenda. This approach not only entails innovation, it requires consistency to be performed at impactful levels, and this means you will need to find...

Court Upholds Denial of Damages Claim for Delayed Building Permit

Appellants applied for a building permit in the Village of Farmingdale. After reviewing their application, the inspector for respondent informed the appellants that the permit would not be granted as aspects of their building plan failed to comply with the New York...

Court Allows Takings Claim Based on Restrictive Covenant

Plaintiff Blue Island Development, LLC purchased a defunct oil storage facility in the Town of Hempstead with the intent of cleaning up the site and developing the property into 172 waterfront condominiums. The property was re-zoned to allow this, but Blue Island was...

Big Trouble with Big Cats

Today’s case is from all the way back in 2014, but it is simply too good to pass up when talking about home occupation. In this particular case, the petitioner was found to have an illegal home occupation due to his keeping of various exotic animals, including 3...