Appeals court says zoning denials left land unusable
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Local taxpayers will shell out $125,000 for a vacant lakeside property after an appeals court ruled that zoning denials by Mercer County officials left the owners with no economic use for the land.
County commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of the property at 3300 Shore Drive, Celina, per order of the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima. The assessed market value for the 0.387-acre lot in Highland Park is $8,700. [More