Landowner who reasonably relies on zoning administrator’s advice cannot be required to remove a noncomplying structure

In re Langlois/Novicki Variance Denial, 2017 VT 76, 2017 Vt. LEXIS 96, 2017 WL 3662437 (Vt. 2o17), the Vermont Supreme Court held that an owner cannot be compelled to remove a structure that violates the zoning law when the owner built the structure on the basis of advice given by the zoning admininstrator on its legality.

See also: Zoning