A team of residents questioned a judge to temporarily suspend a making allow issued by the town of Rockport to a developer that options to build a 26-place hotel downtown throughout a hearing Tuesday afternoon.

The building permit was issued to developer, 20 Central Road LLC, on March 10. But the inhabitants, by their lawyers, are arguing that the making permit really should be temporarily suspended while an charm of the setting up board’s approval of the venture, as nicely as a lawsuit versus the town, enjoy out in court docket.

Justice Bruce Mallonee listened to arguments on March 30 on the ask for to suspend the making allow, which was submitted with the court docket on March 17. Mallonee did not quickly challenge a choice during the listening to on whether or not he would impose a temporary restraining get to halt construction from happening at the internet site.