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Zoning (Memo 1)

Zoning

The creation of a legal sized lot by acquiring land from adjacent lots, which acquisition results in the adjacent lots being reduced in size below the minimum lot size permitted under the zoning by-law causes the newly created lot to be unbuildable. Alley v. Building Inspector of Danvers, 354 Mass. 6, 234 N.E.2d 879 (1968).