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Zoning and Land Use Planning: Plans are Not Enough


Michael Lewyn


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

Abstract:     
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, R58

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Date posted: January 16, 2014  

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Lewyn, Michael, Zoning and Land Use Planning: Plans are Not Enough (September 9, 2013). 42 Real Estate L. J. 240 (2013). ; Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2322912

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Michael Lewyn (Contact Author)
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center ( email )
225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY 11722
United States

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