Docket No. 05-0886-CV.

436 F.3d 102 (2006)

Richard GEORGE, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. NYC DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING, NYC Department of Buildings, and Shacaf Ankor, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided: January 25, 2006.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard George, Plaintiff-Appellant, pro se.

Scott Shorr, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, N.Y. representing Defendants-Appellees NYC Department of City Planning and NYC Department of Buildings.

Before: OAKES, JACOBS, and SACK, Circuit Judges.

DENNIS JACOBS, Circuit Judge.

The complaint alleges that the New York City Department of Buildings granted various building permits for a fence that obstructed a public right of access to a beach on the Atlantic Ocean, and that the City approved the fence without reviewing its environmental impact, violating public and private rights guaranteed by the Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1451 et seq. (2004).

Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom filed...

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