A quiet title action is a type of lawsuit that resolves a dispute as to the ownership of real estate or resolves a dispute regarding an interest in real estate relating to somebody that may not be the owner of the real estate. Quiet title actions are often necessary to
Introduction Zoning is the regulation of the use of land. It is the exercise of police power intended to protect the public health, safety, and general welfare. Zoning does not create divisions of land nor does it guarantee development. Zoning constitutes an effort on the part of the designated governmental
Through the Zoning Enabling Act, MCL 125.3101, et seq., Michigan has delegated to its municipalities many of the functions related to the regulation and development of land. With this delegation comes a responsibility to administer and enforce land use restrictions properly adopted by the
Matthew W. Heron, Esq.
In the recent past several large retailers have scored significant victories in challenging real estate tax assessment values on commercial property through what has been called a “dark store” argument. A retailer making this argument contends that its store is essentially a