The Qualitative vs. Quantitative Approach to Nonconforming Uses Under Section 52-61

Whalen, Jonathan P.
September 1998
Albany Law Review;1998, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p323
Academic Journal
Evaluates the decision of the New York Court of Appeals on the Toy `R' Us versus. Silva case by referring to the section 52-61 of the 1961 Zoning Resolution of the state. Facts on the case; Overview of the nonconforming use of building clause in the zoning resolution; Background of the parcel of land involved in the case; Criticism against the approach used by the New York Court of Appeals in writing their decision.


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