A truck salvage business and city officials are wrangling over the best way for the company to operate in Lorain.
On Feb. 3, the Lorain Zoning Board of Appeals denied a conditional use permit for Peanut Propertis Ohio LLC to operate at 3618 Elyria Ave.
But the company will return for city authorization.
The city Planning Commission held in abeyance a rezoning request for the company and owner Joseph Burda of North Ridgeville.
That allows more time for Burda, his lawyer and city staff to determine how Burda can comply with a court ruling filed in the case when he appealed an earlier city denial to operate at the site.
Trouble in the past
The city actions were the latest step in legal disputes going back for more than two years.
Burda is the former owner of JB Acquisitions LLC, the indoor auto and machinery salvage yard at the intersection