Introduction -II. Regionalism in Land Use: Its Variants and its Challenges -A. Realism About Regionalism -B. Land Use Powers and Local Governments -C. "Regionalizing" (Some) Land Use Powers and Values: Three Complementary Models -1. The "Regional Dimension" in Land Use Control -2. The Italian City-State Model: Intergovernmental Cooperation -3. The Functional Model: The CPRA in Present (and Prospective) Action -4. The Aspirational Model: The Louisiana Speaks Regional Plan -III. The 2006 Eminent Domain Amendments: Notes for a Definitive Analysis -A. Kelo: The Seven Words -B. The Amendments -IV. Conclusion
Recently, Edward Sullivan was asked to speak at a law school conference in Chicago. The conference was to commemorate "The Quiet Revolution in Land Use Control," which was published 40 years ago. That book was one of three significant publications which, taken together, led to a significant change in the way land-use controls are employed in the United States.
The Quiet Revolution" was written Fred Bosselman, a longtime Illinois practitioner and law professor, and David Callies, who left practice in Chicago to take a law school professorship at the University of Hawaii. Their thesis was that planning must be done and that it must have a significant influence on land-use controls and the zoning decisions that follow, that environmental impacts must be considered in planning and land-use...
ONTARIO - Officials from Ontario and Chino Hills Thursday urged Gov. Jerry Brown to reject a bill they say would take away local land-use control.
Senate Bill 469 would require big-box superstores to pay for an economic impact report prior to local governments approving their projects. It's a move that some officials say could add two years to the approval process.
The Memphis City Council will vote Tuesday on a resolution urging the Land Use Control Board to hear a community-based plan for redevelopment of the Vance Avenue corridor.
The community plan differs from one the city's Housing and Community Development (HCD) Division has crafted for a commercial and residential development called Heritage Trail that includes the Vance Avenue Corridor.