2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES
Chapter 89 Zoning and Planning
Section 89.491 Violation of county planning, zoning and recreation order or ordinance, civil action authorized — venue, jurisdiction — costs.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 89.491 (2017)

Effective 28 Aug 1993

Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Chapter 89

89.491. Violation of county planning, zoning and recreation order or ordinance, civil action authorized — venue, jurisdiction — costs. — 1. Any person or neighborhood organization as defined in section 32.105 aggrieved by a violation described in this subsection may commence a civil action on his own behalf against any person who is alleged to be in violation of the provisions of chapter 64 or this chapter, or in violation of any standard, regulation, or ordinance which has been adopted by any county or city pursuant to chapter 64 or this chapter.

2. Venue for such actions allowed by subsection 1 of this section shall be in the circuit court in the circuit in which the violation is alleged to have occurred.

3. The appropriate circuit court, as established in subsection 2 of this section, shall have jurisdiction to enforce the standard, regulation or ordinance alleged to have been violated, to order such action as may be necessary to correct the violation, and to impose any civil penalty provided for the violation.

4. The appropriate circuit court, in issuing any final order in any action brought pursuant to this section, shall award costs of litigation, including reasonable attorney's fees, to the prevailing party.

(L. 1993 S.B. 376)

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