Land use law in a nutshell

Land use in a nutshell
Nolon, John R., author

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  • Creator John R. Nolon (distinguished professor of law, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University) ; Patricia E. Salkin (provost, Graduate and Professional Divisions, Touro College)
  • Other Title
    • Land use law
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Second edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
    • ©2017
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • XXVIII, 435 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781634603010, 163460301X
  • OCLC ocn974698588


  • Revised edition of : Land use in a nutshell / by John R. Nolon and Patricia E. Salkin. 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction and common law origins -- Land use plans and the planning process -- Zoning districts and the separation of land uses -- Subdivision controls and development by agreement -- Fifth amendment limits on land use regulations -- Other constitutional and statutory limits on land use regulation -- Smart growth and other flexible land use strategies -- Housing and urban redevelopment -- Local environmental law as a land use issue -- Aesthetic, historic, and cultural interest protection -- Initiatives, referenda, mediation, and judicial review -- Critical contemporary land use issues -- Appendix. An Internet guide to land use research
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