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What do you do when the building inspector stops your job because he says you're violating the terms of the building permit? Or, worse yet, when the zoning enforcement officer says you need another site plan approval before continuing? Code and zoning disputes range from the relatively simple and easily corrected, such as a dispute over the height of a rail, to the complex, such as a New York City case regarding setback requirements that resulted in the demolition of part of a 31-story skyscraper. But while the regulations in question may vary from place to place, the legal avenues for appealing a stop-work order are similar in most jurisdictions. Along with a good knowledge of code and zoning