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Insights - Land Use, Planning and Zoning

The attorneys at Morningstar Law Group are leaders who are frequently asked to share their legal insights and expertise. Here is a sampling of the wisdom our attorneys are sharing at industry conferences, in published articles, and at continuing legal education events.

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Real Estate & Land Use Client Alert: NC Senate Decision Overrides Governor's Veto and Impacts Builders & Developers

August 31, 2023

On Wednesday, August 16, the North Carolina Senate overrode Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of HB 488. Of particular relevance to builders and developers, Section 9 of HB 488 mandates that the Building Code Council amend the North Carolina State Building Code to: This section became effective when it became law. Additionally, the bill overall aims […]

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A Spotlight on Black History - Week 4

February 27, 2023

Our Firm’s social committee, led by our amazing associates, is celebrating Black History Month by shining the spotlight on a different Black lawyer, judge, or other trailblazer in North Carolina who impacted the legal profession. “Throughout history, Black people have faced great adversity in the pursuit of joining the legal profession and achieving equality in […]

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A Spotlight on Black History - Week 3

February 20, 2023

Our Firm’s social committee, led by our amazing associates, is celebrating Black History Month by shining the spotlight on a different Black lawyer, judge, or other trailblazer in North Carolina who impacted the legal profession. “Throughout history, Black people have faced great adversity in the pursuit of joining the legal profession and achieving equality in […]

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A Spotlight on Black History - Week 2

February 13, 2023

Our Firm’s social committee, led by our amazing associates, is celebrating Black History Month by shining the spotlight on a different Black lawyer, judge, or other trailblazer in North Carolina who impacted the legal profession. “Throughout history, Black people have faced great adversity in the pursuit of joining the legal profession and achieving equality in […]

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A Spotlight on Black History

February 6, 2023

Our Firm’s social committee, led by our amazing associates, is celebrating Black History Month by shining the spotlight on a different Black lawyer, judge, or other trailblazer in North Carolina who impacted the legal profession. “Throughout history, Black people have faced great adversity in the pursuit of joining the legal profession and achieving equality in […]

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Back on Track: How "Amtrak Joe" Biden Can Overcome the Legal Morass Which Will Attempt to Derail His Railroad Revolution

September 26, 2022

As Published in the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, Volume 22, Issue 4, May 7, 2021 In November of 2020, a known train enthusiast was elected to the Oval Office: President Joe Biden. With this leadership in mind, is the United States finally going to create a healthy and functioning passenger rail system? […]

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"Is citizen input creating barriers to new housing in Raleigh? The city must decide."

September 16, 2022

In a recent Opinion article in the Raleigh News & Observer, partner Mack Paul shares his views on the path forward for citizen engagement, development, and affordable housing in the Raleigh market. https://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article265511816.html#storylink=cpy

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Morningstar Law Group's Mack Paul Looks at 2021

March 11, 2021

Mack Paul, a partner in our firm’s Real Estate and Land Use practice group, joined two other local business leaders in an interview with Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) regarding their business outlook for 2021. Asked “Based on the information you have now, how do you see your company performing in 2021? What do you think […]

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2019 CLE: Real Estate and Land Use Update

May 10, 2019

At Morningstar Law Group’s annual CLE program, Amanda Mann, Partner with Morningstar Law Group, provided an update on current issues related to real estate and land use. Click here to review her presentation.

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North Carolina Supreme Court Holds that Highway Corridor Reservation Maps Constitute Takings

June 16, 2016

By William J. Brian, Jr. On June 10, 2016, the N.C. Supreme Court held that the recording of highway corridor reservation maps by NCDOT pursuant to a statute known commonly as the Map Act constitute takings of the property rights of the affected landowners for which NCDOT must pay them just compensation.  In so doing, […]

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