Mattapoisett, MA asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Massachusetts

Q: Q: I live across from a commercial property. What is the comm. prop. owners limits as to what he can do with his land.

A boatyard that is now being used for heavy equipment. Construction vehicles coming and going, gravel, concrete, dust, noise, etc. From quiet and peaceful to slamming of dump truck doors at 8:00 AM 5 days a week, The noise is nerve racking. Less than 30 yards from my windows. Thank you for any suggestions.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ali Shahrestani,
Ali Shahrestani,
  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: It depends on the zoning. You can sue for nuisance and report illegal noise disturbance to the police. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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