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SJC Explains that Municipalities May Prohibit Construction of Heliports on Private Property

Posted in Zoning
If your plans for the upcoming weekend include building a heliport in your backyard, I have terrible news for you: the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that, pursuant to their zoning powers, municipalities may prevent construction of private, non-commercial heliports. The decision in Roma, III, Ltd. v. Board of Appeals of Rockport,[1] ends a dispute… Continue Reading