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Reviews the common law principles that underpin modern land use regulations, including covenants and restrictions that work with government regulation to limit the use of private property. Explains the legal aspects of land planning and regulation, project review processes, and innovative and flexible regulatory devices. Subdivision and site plan regulation, local environment law, discrimination in zoning, regulatory takings, inverse condemnation, and community development practices are all explored. Also discusses the law of smart growth, and addresses current trends in land use law including the siting of renewable energy facilities. Includes an appendix of internet resources. Land Use in a Nutshell is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This study aid provides an overview of major topics in land use planning and development regulation. In addition, the online practitioner version of this hornbook offers additional annotations and citations of authority, updated regularly. Some topics covered include zoning basics and process; subdivision and planned unit development control law; growth management and smart growth; constitutional limits on land use controls; aesthetic regulation and historic preservation; regulation and protection of environmentally sensitive lands; agricultural land protection and preservations; and eminent domain. Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law is also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This study aid is designed to aid both first year students who are introduced to the concepts of land use planning and zoning in their first year property course, and also for upper-level students engaged in more detailed coursework on land use planning and zoning. This study aid covers police power, takings, and zoning; zoning forms of action, economic discrimination and zoning; wetlands and beaches; and other issues such as the First Amendment and zoning.
This work covers all aspects of zoning law. It also includes some particularly useful introductory chapters such as "Players in the Land Use Game" and a research guide "Land Use Resources on the Internet." (This treatise was formerly referred to as Anderson's American Law of Zoning.)
Examines the changing priorities in zoning and land use practices, focusing on the relationship between private activity and governmental power, and analyzing over 15,000 cases from all 50 states. Provides case updates on such topics as exclusionary zoning, historic and commercial districts, landmark designation and architectural review. Discusses recent developments in the preservation of open space, state and regional land use controls, and impact fees. Anticipates future judicial and administrative trends, and analyzes commercial and industrial land use. Explains administrative aspects of zoning and other legal controls. Provides detailed index, cross-references, and tables of cases by plaintiff and defendant.
Land Use Law reviews local planning and land use regulation programs, and is the only treatise with comprehensive citations to federal and state court decisions, as well as state statutes. Both land use practitioners and general practitioners whose clients have land use regulation problems will find this book a valuable addition to their library.