You can now watch “Ten Years after Gallivan v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Wellesley A Retrospective” on the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) website.
In the video, Hemenway & Barnes partner Diane Tillotson and Daniel P. Dain, Esq. of Dain/Torpy discuss the line of judicial decisions that started with Gallivan v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Wellesley, 71 Mass. App. Ct. 850 (2008), which turns 10 years old this June and involves time limitations for abutter challenges to building permits. The presentation addresses the Gallivan rule itself, the reasoning behind the rule, subsequent decisions and what remains undecided in the 10 years since the Appeals Court first handed down the Gallivan decision in 2008.