MUNICIPAL LAW PRACTICE

Mr. Kiviat has defended municipalties in civil actions challenging local zoning laws and has prosecuted local zoning laws on behalf of numerous municipalities. Mr. Kiviat has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in civil actions relating to municipal code enforcement.

Mr. Kiviat represented a municipality in an action wherein the municipality sought to enjoin the defendant homeowners from maintaining two separate residences on their residential lot.

 

 

Mr. Kiviat represented a municipality in an action to enjoin an elderly hermit from maintaining a twelve-foot high illegally errected wall around her residential property.

 

 

Mr. Kiviat represented a municipality in an action to enjoin a restaurant from providing outdoor seating in violation of the city's zoning ordinance.

 

 

Mr. Kiviat represented a municipality in an action to enjoin a commerical dance rave business from operating in a residential neighborhood.

 



Mr.Kiviat represented a municipality in an action to enjoin the owner of an apartment building from maintaining units in violation of the city's health and building codes.

 

 

Mr. Kiviat defended a municipality in a federal court challenge to the constitutionality of the city's sign ordinance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LICENSED IN MARYLAND, CALIFORNIA & the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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