How can I stop my neighbor from opening a restaurant?

How can I stop my neighbor from opening a restaurant? Topic: How can I stop my neighbor from opening a restaurant?
April 22, 2019 / By Thyrza
Question: I live in a suburban residential neighborhood in Phoenix, AZ. I see my neighbor puts a sign out front that says "Mexican Restaurant coming soon" Our houses are very close together and there is a school across the street. I do not want strange people coming into our neighborhood because he thinks his house should be a restaurant. How can I fight this? Thank you so much for all the quick and helpful responses! From the direction on checking with zoning board, I checked the phx zoning website and found this "Businesses specifically prohibited as home occupations are barber shops/salons, commercial stables/veterinary offices, dog grooming, massage parlors, restaurants, and parking incidental to the home occupation." Exactly what I needed to know!
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Roselyn Roselyn | 8 days ago
Go to the Zoning and Planning Board. You can't just put a restaurant in a residential building area.
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Roselyn Originally Answered: Should we be responsible for our neighbor's pets?
If you don't think you can communicate well with Felicia, find someone at your school who speaks Spanish who would be able to come with you or who could call her with you and translate for you. Tell her that you are worried about her cat being eaten by coyotes. That is a very real possibility (and that would not be your fault if it happens). Tell her her animals are hungry and that you have been feeding them. Tell her that it is not right for you to pay for feeding her animals when she goes on trips. Tell her that your life is busy taking care of your own animals and that taking care of hers, too, is a problem for you. Let her know what you are thinking. She should know that she isn't taking good care of them.. but in case she doesn't know, it is right for you to tell her. Tell her how much you are paying as an estimate to feed her animals every month. See what she says about this. Give her the opportunity to do what is right. If she is poor and can't feed them, then consider what you want to do. If she is able to care for them and just isn't, then maybe she needs to start paying for their food and/or feeding them herself. Make sure you get someone who can translate to overcome the language barrier part of the problem. Hugs to you.

Myranda Myranda
check with the zoning board, he cannot have a restaurant in his house if it's zoned residential...also check with the board of health...his house has to be approved by them as well.
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Loraine Loraine
Talk to zoning. If the property is legally zoned for a resturaunt, you need to sue to have the zoning changed; or live with it.
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Kasey Kasey
Your neighborhood would need to be considered commercial for that to happen. if it commercial You could try going to city hall. there are usually meetings held to find out if anyone disagrees with the business opening. have you kept up with your town council meetings and their agendas?
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Hayleigh Hayleigh
its public property they have the right to do what they can to bring in some money for their family. if you are uncomfortable with it then you either need to keep your eye on your children more often or keep them inside. but you cant do anything about it its a business and you cant force someone to not open a business because YOU feel uneasy about strangers
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