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Land Use and the Constitution

Principles for Planning Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Brian W. Blaesser, Alan C. Weinstein


291 pages

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Paperback: 9780918286581
pub: 1989-01-01
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pub: 1989-01-01
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This practical handbook explains eight constitutional principles and applies them to real-world planning situations. These statements of principles reflect consensus opinions, but the book also discusses points of dissent. It includes detailed summaries of more than fifty U.S. Supreme Court cases affecting land-use planning, along with a comprehensive table of contents, a cross-referenced index, three matricies that relate sections of the book to one another, and a summary of constitutional principles that relates them to land-use planning techniques. All of these features make it easy to locate key constitutional principles quickly. This book is the result of a 1987 symposium that brought together two dozen leading practitioners and scholars in the fields of planning and law.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning