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Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law, 3d (Practitioner Treatise Series)

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2012-2018
ISBN: 9781539280095
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law, 3d (Practitioner Treatise Series)


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Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law helps real estate and land use lawyers, professional planners, developers, state and local policy makers, officials, academics, and judges handle land use planning and development issues. Its in-depth coverage of the traditional elements of land use planning and control law makes it a practical tool for city planners and other specialists in urban planning. Topics include:

    • Types of zones and uses

    • Limitations on zoning power

    • Zoning flexibility and relief

    • Subdivision control

    • Building and housing codes

    • Growth management and planning

    • Windfalls and wipeouts

    • Taxation as a planning and control device

    • Environmental protection regulations

    • Aesthetic regulations and historic preservation

    • Farmland preservation

    • New communities

    • Urban renewal and downtown revitalization

    • Nuisance law

    • Private land use control through easements, covenants, and servitudes

    • The power of eminent domain

    • Adoption procedures for land use controls

    • Litigation strategies

    • Liability for improper exercise of the land use control power

    • Constitutional limitations on land use controls