xxiii, 679 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
9781634593069 (paperback) 1634593065 (paperback)
"This Hornbook introduces the fundamentals of land use planning and control law. Subjects covered include the planning process, zoning, development permission, subdivision control law, and building and housing codes. Discusses constitutional limitations and the environmental aspects of land use controls. Explores aesthetic regulation, historic preservation, and agricultural land protection"--Publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
An introduction to land use planning and control law Comprehensive plans and the planning process Land use controls : history, sources of power, and purposes Zoning basics Zoning process : obtaining or resisting development permission Exclusionary and inclusionary zoning Subdivision and planned unit development control law Building and development codes Growth management and smart growth Constitutional limitations on land use controls Regulation and protection of environmentally sensitive lands Aesthetic regulation and historic preservation Agricultural land protection and preservation Nuisances Private land use controls The power of eminent domain.