Understanding the Law of Zoning and Land Use Controls

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LexisNexis, Feb 17, 2009 - Law - 396 pages
This comprehensive and clearly written Understanding treatise addresses zoning, land use, and environmental regulation in a national, jurisdiction-independent manner. Understanding the Law of Zoning and Land Use Controls is divided into the following six parts:

Part 1: Fundamental Concepts: The Police Power, Takings, and Zoning
Part 2: The Zoning Forms of Action
Part 3: Economic Discrimination and Zoning
Part 4: Wetlands and Beaches
Part 5: Regulating the User, Not the Use
Part 6: Halting an Owner?s Further Regulation

The book also includes a glossary of Land Use Terms.

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The Takings Clause and Its Public Use Requirement
Types of Takings Physical and Regulatory Takings
The Evolution of Regulatory Takings
Temporary Regulatory Takings
Euclidian LandUse Controls and NonConforming Uses
Aesthetics and Zoning
Moratoria and Growth Controls
Administrative Relief from Zoning Ordinances
Administrative Flexibility in Zoning
Judicial Review of Zoning Actions
Subdivision Regulations Impact Fees Linkage Fees and Exactions
Exclusionary Zoning
Civil Rights and Exclusionary Zoning
Protection of Sensitive Lands
Family and Group Homes

Seeking a Rezoning

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