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Land Use Regulation

Course Abbreviation: 
ENVR 997
Credits: 
3
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This course will address the legal issues associated with developing and using real property in a variety of ways--for residential, commercial, or agricultural uses, for example. It will explore how states govern land use and delegate a great deal of land use regulatory power to local governments, and how local governments plan for new roads, public infrastructure, and development and regulate land development through zoning. The course will also address the many types of legal challenges to local regulation of land use.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: 
Hannah Wiseman