Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Law & Business, 1999 - Law - 868 pages
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LAND USE REGULATION: Cases and Materials reveals the dynamic context of land use by explaining how land development decicsions are actually made through a blend of law, local government discretion, and politics. the authors draw on their practical experience to focus on the specific role a lawyer plays in land use matters.
The authors:
emphasize current material and recent cases to give students the flavor of the law
describe the variety of entities that influence land use decisions
stress third-party rights in land development
explore ethical issues that arise in land use decisionmaking
The book is organized into four main parts focusing on:
land use 'tools' - what lawyers need to know in order to be effective counsel in land development
limits on local discretion as determined by the Constitution and judicial review
the conflict between managing growth and providing housing
how the government uses the use system to accomplish specific policy goals

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Contents

U S Census Bureau FastestGrowing Counties
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of Policy and Planning
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PART TWO THE LAND USE REGULATORY TOOLS
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