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Historic Preservation - Challenge To Historic Barn Reduction Showed No Real Harm

Friday, July 07, 2017

Plaintiffs had no standing to challenge a historical commission decision because their alleged harm came from a not-yet-approved plan to build a house addition and not from the commission’s decision---even though that decision was a prerequisite to the home remodel.

Facts: Steven and Caroline Young wanted to build an addition on their home in Groton, Connecticut. To make enough room for the addition, the Youngs would first need to remove part of a historic barn on their property. Their neighbors, Robert and Mary Pat Mayer, opposed the proposed addition because it would block their views of the water. The Mayers appealed a decision by the Historic District Commission of the Town of Groton that approved the Youngs’ plan to alter the barn. A trial court dis[...]

 
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