Monthly Archives: October 2012

School Zone(ing): The SJC Reaffirms the Zoning Standard for Educational Institutions

The Supreme Judicial Court’s (SJC) Regis College v. Town of Weston opinion from earlier this year addresses a key land use question in Massachusetts: the extent to which educational institutions must comply with local zoning bylaws.  However, the Regis College decision is perhaps more important — to educational institutions, developers, and local governments — because of what it was expected to say, but doesn’t .… More