Does a parking lot between residential homes need safety barriers and zoning?

Question Details: The Catholic Church bought the dirt lot between my home and another home. They are now using this lot as parking. They refuse to put up safety barriers to protect the homes or people who live in them, and told us tough luck, they will do as they please. I contacted the police and the local township board and they refuse to do anything too. I live in fear of someone driving through my house, and my peace of mind is wrecked every service when people pull their cars basically into my yard and right against my house. Sometimes they back right up to my home and the exhaust fumes come in to my house from the tailpipes being right against my house. Do I have legal recourse?

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