Zoning and Land Use Planning: Plans are Not Enough
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
September 9, 2013
42 Real Estate L. J. 240 (2013).
Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Some commentators describe comprehensive land use planning as a potential remedy for suburban sprawl. But in fact, states that require municipal comprehensive plans can be just as automobile-oriented as more permissive states. Why is this the case? Because like zoning codes, municipal comprehensive plans often favor low-density single-use development, wide streets and other factors that encourage automobile-dependent development.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: sprawl, comprehensive, planning
JEL Classification: K11, R52, R58Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 16, 2014
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