• Posts by Joseph L. Trauth, Jr.
    Senior Partner

    Joe Trauth's practice is concentrated in areas of civil litigation, zoning and planning law and real estate law. He has been extremely successful in major rezoning for local and national clients and in obtaining real estate property ...

The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp represented Rumpke Sanitary Landfill in a three‑year long battle to have the largest sanitary landfill in Ohio declared a public utility under the Township zoning statute and, therefore, exempt from zoning restrictions.  It is the first case decided in Ohio declaring a sanitary landfill a public utility. 

In The Drees Company, et al. v. Hamilton Township, Ohio, et al., Appeal No. 2009-11-150, currently pending before the Twelfth District Court of Appeals of Ohio, Plaintiffs — including The Drees Company, the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati, and others — are claiming that an impact fee passed in May 2007 by Hamilton Township on new construction is, in fact, an illegal tax.

Blog Contact:  Joseph Callow, Litigation Partner
jcallow@kmklaw.com or 513.579.6419


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