Commonwealth Court Shoots Down Local Gun Regulations by Brigitte M. Meyer, Esquire

Do Pennsylvania municipalities have any power to regulate firearms? According to a recent Commonwealth Court decision, they do not. In Firearm Owners Against Crime v. City of Pittsburgh, 1754 C.D. 2019 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2022), gun-rights organizations and individuals challenged three Pittsburgh firearms regulations. The first prohibited the discharge, loading, brandishing, displaying or pointing at a…

Article on Commonwealth Court’s Reversal of Zoning Hearing Board Decision by Eric M. Brown, Esquire featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law recognizes Eric M. Brown, Esquire for his article, Commonwealth Court Reverses Zoning Hearing Board Decision, which was recently featured in the March 2019 Issue of PSAB’s Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here:   Commonwealth Court Reverses Zoning Hearing Board DecisionDownload   Eric’s Bio | Areas of Practice | Contact Us  …

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Commonwealth Court Offers Reminder that Land Development Waivers Must Meet Undue Hardship Threshold

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently emphasized to developers and municipalities the need to properly justify waivers from provisions of a subdivision and land development ordinance (SALDO) during the land development process. In Lake MacLeod Homeowners’ Association, Inc. v. Pine Township Board of Supervisors and Cavalier Partners, LP, the Court sided with the objectors by holding…