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State and local governments face numerous property issues. The text answers questions like these: Can public agencies settle land use disputes outside a public agency? Can public agencies settle land use disputes by agreeing to grant certain land use entitlements? Can municipalities protect themselves with immunity? If so, how? Topics covered include regulatory authority and limits; land use regulations, permits, and enforcement; the municipal attorney's role in land use administration; litigation, municipal procedural defenses, and judicial review; negotiation and settlement; defending against physical and regulatory taking claims; procedural and substantive due process; and equal protection, variances, and housing.