TakeRoot’s Equitable Neighborhoods team takes on matters where organizing groups are enforcing zoning and environmental laws.
Here are some of our cases:
- TUFF-LES, GOLES, CAAAV, LEOTA & LaGuardia Tenants v. NYC City Planning Commission, L+M Development, Starrett Corporation & JDS – Enforcing the Two Bridges Large Scale Residential Development (LSRD) Area Site Plan
- Queens Neighborhoods United v. Department of Buildings, Board of Standards and Appeals & Target -Protecting a Local Retail Zoning District from an Illegal Underground Shopping Mall
- Coalition for Wetlands and Forests v. NYS Department of Environmental Conservation & BJ’s– Ensuring Permits for Construction of a Strip Mall on Wetland are Only Issued if Legally Mandated Environmental Review is Completed by the Agency