Minnesota amends code to change variance standard

by Gary Taylor In the 2010 decision Krummenacher v. City of Minnetonka (our post on the decision can be found here) the Minnesota Supreme Court adopted a restrictive interpretation of “undue hardship” for city boards of adjustment to apply when deciding on variance applications, similar to the interpretation of unnecessary hardship applied by the Iowa … Continue reading Minnesota amends code to change variance standard

Minnesota Supreme Court adopts restrictive interpretation of “unnecessary hardship”

GT NOTE:  This is an interesting case for Iowa planners and board of adjustment members because the Minnesota Supreme Court is interpreting variance language in the Minnesota statutes that is identical to that found in the Iowa Code.  They reach the same conclusions as previous Iowa court cases. by Melanie Thwing Krummenacher v. City of … Continue reading Minnesota Supreme Court adopts restrictive interpretation of “unnecessary hardship”

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