American Law of Zoning, 5th


American Law of Zoning, 5th
Nov 2016
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American Law of Zoningz provides attorneys, planners, policy decision makers, and other land use professionals with a fundamental overview of the history and development of zoning in the United States. The text:

• Reviews the current state of zoning, planning, and subdivision control policy

• Examines sources of zoning, legislative limitations, and legitimate objectives to zoning

• Discusses regulations, constitutional issues, and judicial reviews of zoning and planning decisions

The author provides important caselaw updates and analysis of such developments as:

• Administrative relief from zoning regulations – special permits and variances

• The power to zone – constitutional issues

• Regulation of uses for profit – agriculture, commerce, and industry

• Judicial review of zoning and planning decisions – appeal and certiorari