For those leading not for profit corporations, it can be hard to face the end. But the end comes for many not-for-profits and for many different reasons. No one likes to oversee the end or do the thankless work of winding up a not-for-profit corporation. […]Read More
Generally, when you purchase or obtain property, you in turn as the landowner, are able to sell, convey, or divide the property as you please. This is called the “right of alienation.” This right of alienation is usually strictly enforced, especially when a landowner obtains […]Read More
Zoning and land use regulations have become one of the most powerful ways of controlling what goes on in a community. The sheer number of zoning ordinances and land use regulations has increased exponentially in many communities. And most community members have no idea just […]Read More
Property owners and developers apply for building permits all the time. They fill out forms and submits plans to show that what they intend to build complies with current zoning and building codes. And when their applications are approved, they expect to receive a permit. […]Read More
When it comes to zoning in Chicago, there are many unwritten rules and policies. As many zoning applicants have learned the hard way, one unwritten policy may be more important to the success or failure of any zoning or land use application than all the […]Read More
We receive calls all the time from frustrated property owners who have found themselves at odds with local officials over whether their land use—be it commercial, religious, or residential—is permitted at their property. These conflicts can quickly escalate when neighboring property owners get involved and […]Read More
As any developer can attest, developing a subdivision is no small task. It is a time-consuming process which requires patience, capital, and above all, good planning. This article will address 10 things developers should consider before beginning any work on a subdivision. Zoning- A proposed […]Read More
One of the leading news stories today is the tragic collapse of the condominium building in Surfside, Florida. As a result, a lot of attention has turned to building regulations. If you are an Illinois property owner, chances are you have had some sort of […]Read More
On June 25, 2021, the Illinois Appellate Court issued a significant decision affecting the property tax exemptions of Illinois not for profit organizations. The facts of Keystone Montessori School v. Village of River Forest date back over 20 years ago. At that time, the School […]Read More
Zoning and land use regulations have become one of the most powerful ways of controlling what goes on in a community or even on a specific piece of property. In many Illinois municipalities, planning commissions and zoning boards act as gatekeepers with significant power over […]Read More
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