The Crown Point City Council has denied a variance to allow a recovery home to continue operating in Waterside Crossing.
The petitioner and the zoning board had previously argued over the language of the variance request for the home in the Waterside Crossing subdivision. The matter now goes to the City Council.
City officials told petitioners with Pinnacle Treatment Centers and CapGrow Holdings, LLC, they were left with more questions than answers following a Monday night presentation.
In a Tuesday filing, Pinnacle Treatment Centers, the plaintiff, asked a motion to dismiss filed on Nov. 17 by attorneys representing Crown Point, the defendant, be denied by the U.S. District Court in Hammond.
In an order filed Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Philip Simon denied the city's motion to remand its lawsuit against CapGrow Partners and Pinnacle Treatment Centers back to Lake County Superior Court.
In a filing in district court, the city of Crown Point argued defendants Pinnacle Treatment Centers and CapGrow Partners have failed to prove the claims in the lawsuit exceed $75,000.
In a Thursday filing with the U.S. District Court in Hammond, Pinnacle Treatment Centers shed some light on what the home in the Waterside Crossing subdivision off 109th Avenue is being used for.
According to a Monday court filing, Pinnacle Treatment Centers denied leasing a home in Waterside Crossing subdivision off 109th Avenue and using it to house eight to 10 unrelated individuals.
Pinnacle Treatment Centers have filed a countersuit against the city of Crown Point in an attempt to stave off closure of a facility in a residential neighborhood.
Now, the city is looking to regulate the home that moved into the neighborhood without notice, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
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