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David McCay quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, "SJC to weigh local zoning of solar energy facilities"


Earlier today, the Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments in Tracer Lane II Realty, LLC v. City of Waltham. At issue is whether a Land Court judge correctly decided that Waltham’s prohibition of an access road through a residential subdivision to the site of a planned solar energy facility in neighboring Lexington ran afoul of G.L.c. 40A, §3, which was added by the Legislature in 1985.

"This is a very significant case and court upend municipal zoning for solar energy facilities across the commonwealth, particularly for large commercial solar facilities.”  According to Mirick O’Connell Litigation Partner David K. McCay, who filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Towns of Charlton and Warren.

Continue reading on the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly website:SJC to weigh local zoning of solar energy facilities