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In re Pierce Subdivision Application
Supreme Court of Vermont
965 A.2d 468, 184 Vt. 365 (2008)
The neighbor (plaintiff) of an applicant (defendant) for a proposed planned residential development (PRD) appealed to the environmental court the planning commission’s approval of the PRD. The neighbor argued that (1) the applicant’s plans did not reveal compliance with the definition of a PRD in the applicable zoning bylaws, (2) the planning commission improperly calculated the allowable density, (3) the bylaws delegated standardless discretion to the planning commission, and (4) the PRD failed to meet minimum-lot-size requirements. The environmental court rejected the neighbor’s arguments. The neighbor appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Burgess, J.)
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