Standard for a BZA to Grant a Variance Little Different Than Expressed In Cochran: Martin v. City of Alexandria
By: Andrew McRoberts.
When the Virginia Supreme Court issued the opinion in Martin v. City of Alexandria on June 7, 2013, it gave some guidance regarding the current legal standard for a Board of Zoning Appeals to grant a variance. This helped a great deal. Local governments attorneys, Boards of Zoning Appeals and landowners have debated for several [...]