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ERIC Number: ED108776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Pages: 48
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A Basic Introduction to Land Use Control Law and Doctrine. Publication 6.
Roberts, E. F.
Divided into four sections, this paper discusses the historical development of land-use control law and doctrine. Entitled "Genesis of the Zoning Mechanism", Part 1 discusses zoning in terms of: a by-product of urbanization: common law land-use controls (public and private nuisance laws); private property as restraint on land-use legislation (State and Federal constitutional issues); approaches to the cities' problems (setbacks, height, and use limitations; eminent domain; and constitutional limitations); early problems of zoning legislation (need for enabling legislation and State Court approval); widespread adoption of zoning; and judicial obstacles still remaining. Part 2 is titled "A Basic Outline of Zoning as a System" and deals with the: zoning ordinance; operation of the zoning system; and zoning system as segregated from the planning function. Titled "The Parameters of Zoning", Part 3 discusses zoning and the general welfare and the fifth amendment. "The Development of Alternative Methods of Land-Use Control" is the title of the final section which deals with: early agricultural zoning; real estate tax preferment of open land; easements; state level controls; new thrusts; and "projections dangerous." (JC)
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, 242 Roberts Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Books
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Sponsor: Rural Development Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, Ithaca, NY.