NY Appellate Division Panel Declares Amended NYC Adult Zoning Ordinance Unconstitutional

Adding another chapter to the long-running two-decade litigation saga of New York City’s controversial adult uses zoning ordinance, a 5-judge panel of the New York Appellate Division, 1st Department, based in Manhattan, ruled  by a 3-2 vote on July 21, 2015, that the 2001 Amendments to the regulation governing location of adult eating and drinking establishments and adult video and book stores unconstitutionally abridge freedom of speech protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. … <Read More>