by | Sep 1, 2023 | Podcast | 0 comments

In this episode, Mike and Tyler discuss the 5 ways to fix zoning problems as listed below:

  1. Understand the zoning laws in your area. The first step to working through zoning issues is to understand the zoning laws in your area. This includes knowing what types of uses are allowed in different zones, as well as the specific regulations that apply to your property. You can usually find zoning information on your local government's website.
  2. Talk to your neighbors. Zoning issues can often be resolved through informal discussions with your neighbors. If you are concerned about a proposed development, talk to your neighbors to see if they share your concerns. You may be able to work together to find a solution that everyone is happy with.
  3. Contact your local zoning board. If you cannot resolve the zoning issue with your neighbors, you may need to contact your local zoning board. The zoning board is responsible for enforcing zoning laws, and they may be able to help you resolve the issue.
  4. File a zoning appeal. If you are not satisfied with the zoning board's decision, you may be able to file a zoning appeal. A zoning appeal is a legal challenge to a zoning decision. If you file a zoning appeal, you will need to present evidence that the zoning board's decision was incorrect.
  5. Work with your elected officials. If you are unable to resolve the zoning issue through the zoning process, you may need to work with your elected officials. Your elected officials can introduce legislation to change zoning laws, or they can pressure the zoning board to make a different decision.

Working through zoning issues can be a complex process, but it is important to remember that you have rights. If you are facing a zoning issue, do not hesitate to seek help from your neighbors, your local zoning board, or your elected officials.