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Facts: BoDe Tower, L.L.C. (BoDe) properly constructed a telecommunications tower in Muskogee County, Oklahoma. BoDe acquired all of the necessary federal, state, and local permits. It also consulted with local Native American tribes, who did not object to the tower. After learning of the proposed tower, owners of a neighboring property sued BoDe in state court
Facts: Fryeburg Academy is a private secondary school in the Town of Fryeburg, Maine. It owns two parcels of land with different zoning designations. The first parcel (the Land Lot) was historically used for agricultural purposes; the second parcel (the House lot) was historically used for residential purposes. The Academy applied to the Town to
Facts: The owners of two bars and a liquor store partnered with the owner of a vacant lot in Philadelphia (collectively, the owners) to create a ''pop-up beer garden.'' The vacant lot is in an area of Philadelphia zoned for residential, multi-family use. The owners planned to run the beer garden during the summer with limited operating hours, the latest being 11 pm on Friday and
Facts: Richard A. Pressl and Theresa Pressl own property next to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. Two-and-a-half acres of their property is above the 800-foot median sea level, and half an acre is below that line. They bought their property subject to a flowage easement granting rights to the Appalachian Power Company (APCO). These