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Zoning Amendment Vote
Legal Opinion (Created: 06/04/2002; Reviewed: July 15, 2017 )

MTAS was asked to interpret a vote when a majority vote of the membership of the board is required as opposed to a quorum of the present members.
Zoning and Police Power Regulations Against Transient Vendors
Legal Opinion (Created: 12/02/2008; Reviewed: May 8, 2017 )

MTAS was asked whether cities can impose zoning and other police power regulations on transient vendors.
Zoning and Restricting Locations of Homeless Shelters
Legal Opinion (Created: 04/09/2012; Reviewed: May 18, 2017 )

MTAS was asked about the exercise of emergency powers and where emergency shelters for the homeless can operate.
Zoning and Subdivision Regulations Are in Conflict
Legal Opinion (Created: 09/17/2002; Reviewed: January 3, 2019 )

MTAS was asked which of the zoning regulations and of the subdivision regulations prevail when the two are in conflict.
Zoning Authority in the Area Outside a Community and Creating a Special Historic Zoning District
Legal Opinion (Created: 03/30/1993; Reviewed: March 24, 2010 )

MTAS was asked who has zoning authority in the area outside a community and about the creation of a special historic zoning district.
Zoning Changes Prior to Construction
Legal Opinion (Created: 07/11/2002; Reviewed: January 3, 2019 )

MTAS was asked whether developers who received plat approval prior to a change in zoning would still be entitled to proceed with construction plans, even though development would now be nonconforming.
Zoning for Group Home
Legal Opinion (Created: 07/25/2005; Reviewed: January 3, 2019 )

MTAS was asked whether certain group homes for mentally handicapped people could locate in an R-1 zone in the city.
Zoning of Tattoo Parlors
Legal Opinion (Created: 12/11/2009; Reviewed: January 3, 2019 )

MTAS was asked the status of tattoo studios under the zoning ordinance of the city.
Zoning Ordinance and Stormwater Ordinance Regulating Land Use in Floodplains
Legal Opinion (Created: 02/26/2008; Reviewed: June 21, 2017 )

MTAS was asked three questions related to a "lot of record" that was annexed by the city.
Zoning Restrictions Applied to Pain Clinics
General (Created: 02/07/2012; Reviewed: February 23, 2012 )

MTAS was asked whether pain clinics can be excluded from a community.
Zoning Restrictions Applied to Tattoo Parlors
Legal Opinion (Created: 08/09/2011; Reviewed: January 3, 2019 )

MTAS was asked whether the city can apply the same zoning restrictions it can apply to tattoo parlors to other businesses such as body piercing, massage parlors, and pawnshops.

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