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Judge rules BR doesn't have clear definition of family dwelling

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The landlord of a rental home had a victory in court Thursday.

A district court judge declared Baton Rouge does not have a clear definition of a family dwelling.

The judge ruled the zoning ordinance, which banned unrelated tenants in a single family home, was unconstitutional.

The city-parish sued landlord and one-time mayoral candidate Steve Myers over a rental home on Cherrydale Avenue in Southdowns.

"Cherrydale Avenue will now stand with the Liberty Bell as a monument to private property rights and civil liberties," Myers wrote in a Facebook post.

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