Land Use

Municipality Cannot Initiate Civil Enforcement While Appeal Is Pending

, The Legal Intelligencer


On March 29, the Commonwealth Court rendered a decision in Borough of West Conshohocken v. Soppick, 2017 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 90 (Pa Commw. Ct. 2017), significantly limiting when a municipality may initiate a civil enforcement action seeking a judgment for fines for the alleged violation of its zoning ordinance.

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