Zoning and Urban Planning Term Paper by Top Papers

Zoning and Urban Planning
An application of case law to a hypothetical situation.
# 139105 | 750 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (General)

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This paper considers a hypothetical city situation in which the mayor has planned certain ambitious zoning and urban planning ventures, and considers the applicable case law. The paper notes that because of the stringent page limitations, many of the nuances and caveats of the case law have been overlooked and the paper should therefore be regarded with caution.

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"Use of Eminent Domain: The City can use eminent domain to take piers and residences (Kelo v. City of New London, 2005). The City must act to fulfill a purpose of the police power (Health Department v. Rector of Trinity Church, 1895). Traditionally, an eminent domain decision was insulated from judicial scrutiny; a property owner had to show that no reasonable basis for condemnation. Kelo suggests a court can scrutinize a condemnation decisions, and while Goldstein v. Pataki (2008) suggests a return to a rational basis standard. Anticipating litigation from owners, we should be certain SPGC has a..."

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Zoning and Urban Planning (2008, December 01) Retrieved June 03, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/zoning-and-urban-planning-139105/

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"Zoning and Urban Planning" 01 December 2008. Web. 03 June. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/zoning-and-urban-planning-139105/>