Is applying for zoning variance the only means to have my recently purchased duplex zoned commercial back to residential?
Question Details: I recently bought a duplex from a county auction. The Township after the fact told me that the the property has been rezoned F-Commercial because it sat vacant for over a year. The county auction body said they were not aware that the property was rezoned. What should i do?
Yes, seeking a variance is you only option, since the town has the authority to rezone properties and areas. The County Office was correct: in an auction situation like this, the onus or responsibility is on you, the buyer, to do your due diligence; they did not have to find this out for you or notify you.
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