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City stays out of property disputes
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City stays out of property disputes
On property disputes, Boston residents often find little support. Complaints can range from the inconvenience of a small strip of disputed land to encroachments that impact the use of one’s property.
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Edwards wants ZBA out of cannabis decisions
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Edwards wants ZBA out of cannabis decisions
Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards held a hearing July 6 on two ordinances that mainly bring zoning decision-making for marijuana businesses under the authority of the Boston Cannabis Board (BCB), which was created in 2019 to facilitate the licensing of these businesses and maintain equity during the process.
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City Councilor criticizes Zoning Board's decisions on cannabis businesses
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City Councilor criticizes Zoning Board's decisions on cannabis businesses
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards is looking to boost the Boston Cannabis Commission’s role in approving new marijuana businesses by removing the Zoning Board of Appeal from the process.
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‘A gold rush’ for local real estate
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‘A gold rush’ for local real estate
A small army of developers is altering the fabric of Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan in defiance of a zoning code that some argue was meant to protect abutters from the excesses of speculative real estate development. In case after case, developers are pushing past the previously set limits on building height and density.
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Zoning board votes on controversial project
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Zoning board votes on controversial project
The Zoning Board of Appeal gave the green light to a controversial development project in Mattapan last week over abutters’ objections.
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