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Leet v. Montgomery County

Citation: 2 ELR 20242
No. No. 138, 287 A.2d 491/3 ERC 1821/264 Md. 606, (Md., 02/24/1972)

A county government's attempt to force a landowner to remove abandoned automobiles from his property at his own expense through enforcement of its zoning and public nuisance ordinances constitutes a taking of property without just compensation and is an invalid application of the county's ordinances.

Counsel for Plaintiff
William J. Chen
Associate County Attorney
County Office Building
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Counsel for Defendant
Harry M. Leet
125 Central Avenue
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20760