Chancellor Corlew rules against Rutherford County Planning Department for not giving proper notice of the 2010 meeting that resulted in the site permit for ICM. The ruling finds not enough copies of the Murfreesboro Post, the local newspaper in which the public meeting was advertised, was distributed to the population. In addition, officials acknowledge an oversight by the county in not advertising the meeting on its website or local cable channel.
A legal motion is filed to stop construction of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro. This is a direct result of Chancellor Corlew’s leaving open such a possibility during his last ruling, despite its violation to federal laws and the Religious Freedom Principles.
The Rutherford County Regional Planning Committee voted 6 to 1 to appeal Corlew's ruling from June 1st.
Chancellor Corlew deny the opponents' motion to halt construction on ICM facilities, but he ruls that the county could not issue an occupancy permit to ICM because he had previously voided the approval of the site plan.
Basically Corlew allowed the construction to continue, but prevented ICM from being able to use the building.
Rutherford county files an appeal asking the court to lift the injunction on issuing an occupancy certificate to ICM. Corlew denies the appeal on July 2nd.