I have a 125cc dirtbike that cannot go really fast. I live in a pretty laxed equestrian neighborhood. The roads are gravel with no line markings or anything, but isn't rural. I am very confused on the laws in my neighborhood. There is no sign that specifically targets golf carts, but a street sign... Read more »
The condominium docs specifically state "each of the units shall be used and occupied only as a single family residential dwelling by the unit owner, members of his family, his guests, invitees, and lessees and, in the case of lessees, their families, guests, and invitees. Numerous owners who rent... Read more »
The definition should be in the documents. But it appears that the quoted language contains inherent ambiguity. The association needs to look into clarifying the documents, if possible. If that's not possible, litigation might be in order.
All "zoning laws" allow you to keep some number of animals at you address are local ordnances, not laws. Whenever the health, welfare and/or safety of children is an issue the Florida DCF has superior state law jurisdiction and the authority under Florida law to protect all children everywhere....Read more »
The Rookery Bay Aquatic Preserve acted in 1978 to restrict certain homes on Marco Island from having a dock more than 160 square feet. These homes are a very small percentage of the total number of homes on Marco and almost every home on Marco has a dock and a boat. The restriction placed on... Read more »
It looks to be more an equal protection issue than a 5th Amendment "Taking Clause" issue (and the comparable provisions of the Florida Constitution). Depending upon how much the regulation affects land values, it might be cost-effective to pursue.
How does it affect you? Is "fish processing" regulated in your location and are you arguably subject to such regulation? I see that you picked the "Land Use & Zoning" topic; if you don't think the zoning regulations apply to you, start by talking to a code enforcement officer and take it from...Read more »
My mother and father bought land over 20 years ago and it only has a fence around the land. We just found out last night that one of our relatives passed by and saw that someone is constructing a home on it. We have the deed and survey on the property.
The whole scenario changed. From sending a bill from their lawyer because of at that time I was replacing my fence and it was installed improperly and( Code Enforcement gave me 6 months to replace my fence ) This year I sent my HOA dues, only to receive back the same envelope, and my check? Sent... Read more »
My living Grandmother wants to add me to her land deed. I want to build on the land. The land is in Puerto Rico. My granny lives in Florida. She wrote a statement stating her wishes and gave me the actual deed. However, I did not get her statement notarized due to lack of time. What are my next... Read more »
Your question is vague as to what you mean by "is passing down" the property. Is she living and wishes to make an estate plan for passing of her property after death? Is she living and wants to convey it to you right now? Is she dead and arranged for it to pass to you in a Will, Trust, or Deed?...Read more »
There's no such thing as "his half of the lease" - unless the lease specifies that each tenant is responsible for only half the rent, which is extremely unlikely. Usually, all tenants named on the lease are jointly responsible for the rent. That means if one takes off and refuses to pay his/her...Read more »
There is a fence around the parameter of the complex and it was presented as the whole lot was ours. in fact, it was presented as a premium lot that would be easy to fence in because of the back fence already being there. I spoke with neighbors and no was aware that there is a 10ft strip of public... Read more »
Normally when you buy real property there is a title search and survey to check these things, at least you would have if you had an attorney represent you in the transaction. Did you get a title insurance policy when you purchased the property, you may be able to make a claim.
My sister and I inherited property from our parents in 2001, previously (55 years ago) our dad sold a parcel of the property to his nephew and I guess with a good ole boys handshake ingress and egress was granted to our parents. The county has also made part of the road a county maintained road,... Read more »
That is not a legal reason to evict. The landlord's rights to terminate your tenancy are based on the terms of your written lease. If you happen to have a month-to-month tenancy based just on a verbal agreement, he may terminate the tenancy anytime he feels like it (and doesn't need any reason),...Read more »
I planned on building a 3 bay detached garage first to allow me to store furnishings from my house in jacksonville cost savings there will be a fair amount if I can do this , I am being told I cannot do that the house needs to be built first . the first question I asked after being told that was... Read more »
Depending on the local zoning code, a stand-alone garage may not be a permitted use. See about getting a building permit for the house and garage, and simply build the garage as the first phase of the plan. The permit might require you to complete the entire project (house and garage) within a...Read more »
This is not a land use & zoning question; it's more of a general practice question. I assume your son is an adult. The first thing that should be done in this kind of situation is to attempt to confirm the abandonment in writing, to avoid any potential claims of you causing a loss to the other...Read more »
If it's truly a certified service dog that serves the girl, yes, she has the right to have such a dog at ANY weight. HOWEVER, service dogs are NEVER vicious! They are trained to be very tolerant of people and dogs. Therefore, sounds like there is fraud going on, and there should be a legally...Read more »
That depends on a host of factors, including the applicable zoning code, environmental regulations, and whether the local government is treating you equally to those with a similar type of land. The first step is to ask your local Planning & Zoning officials. If you don't like their answer,...Read more »
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