Audwin Samuel's Samuel & Son Law Firm is at 2226 Hazel St., Beaumont.

Beaumont Ward 3 City Councilman Audwin Samuel’s battle for a specific use permit (SUP) to run his law office out of a residence in the Oaks Historic District is seemingly over after the Beaumont City Council unanimously denied his request for the permit and a new public hearing.

Mayor Ames and Audwin Samuel

At a meeting of Beaumont’s Planning and Zoning commissioners held Monday, June 15, the group elected to deny a requested Specific Use Permit (SUP) to longtime Ward 3 city councilman Audwin Samuel, who has made arrangements to open a law office in the Oaks Historic District residential neighborhood with his so