Sara C. Bronin

Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning

Ithaca, NY

United States

Cornell University - Law School

Myron Taylor Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Zoning by a Thousand Cuts

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming 2022
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 1,953 (11,793)

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zoning, districts, local government, housing, single-family, empirical, parking, accessory dwelling

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How to Make a Zoning Atlas: A Methodology for Translating and Standardizing District-Specific Regulations

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Sara C. Bronin and Ilya Ilyankou
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning and University of Leeds
Downloads 1,420 (19,331)

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Zoning, land use, districts, regulation, codes, regulatory analysis, atlas, principal use, accessory dwelling, minimum lot, parking

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Solar Rights

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 1217, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 464 (87,835)

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Solar, Land Use, Property, Covenants, Easements, Zoning, Permits, Natural Resources

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Curbing Energy Sprawl with Microgrids

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, December 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 451 (90,750)

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sustainability, land use, sprawl, microgrids, renewable energy, green building, economic development

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The Quiet Revolution Revived: Sustainable Design, Land Use Regulation, and the States

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 231, 2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 418 (99,064)

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Green Building, Zoning, Land Use, Sustainable, Design Controls, Aesthetic Regulation, Historic Preservation

6.

Integrity as a Legal Concept

Sara C. Bronin, Integrity as a Legal Concept, acceptance to Change Over Time issue 10.2 (2021, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 296 (144,691)

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Historic Preservation, Integrity, Cultural Heritage, Tax Credits, Conservation Restrictions, Preservation Restrictions, Preservation Easements, Designation, National Register

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Community-Scale Renewable Energy

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law, Issue 4, 2013, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 642
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman and Sara C. Bronin
Penn State Law – University Park and Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 294 (145,693)

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Energy Law, Utilities Law, Wind, Solar, Environmental Law, Land Use, Property, State and Local Government Law, Cooperatives, Energy Districts

8.

Rewriting Our Nation's Deadly Traffic Manual

Harvard Law Review F., Vol. 135, p. 1, 2021, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-39, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2022
Sara C. Bronin and Gregory H. Shill
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning and University of Iowa College of Law
Downloads 291 (147,298)

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transportation, federal policy, FHWA, MUTCD, streets, street design, planning

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Rules of the Road: The Struggle for Safety and the Unmet Promise of Federalism

106 Iowa Law Review 2153, 2021, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper 21-29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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federalism, road, road safety, street, law, legal culture, urban planning, sovereign immunity, preemption, emissions, vehicles, racial justice

10.

Beyond Worship: The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 and Religious Institutions' Auxiliary Uses

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 24, pp. 205-237, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 280 (153,172)

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land use, megachurch, religious institution, RLUIPA, religion, property, auxiliary use, substantial relation

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Wrestling with MUDs to Pin Down the Truth about Special Districts

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, p, 3041, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 274 (156,526)

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Local government, municipal utility district, special district, special purpose district, Texas.

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Gone Too Far: Measure 37 and the Perils of Over-Regulating Land Use

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 23, pp. 587-600
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 247 (173,535)

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Measure 37, Oregon, Land Use, Takings, Regulatory Takings

13.

Historic Preservation Law

Historic Preservation Law, Foundation Press (2d ed. 2021)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Sara C. Bronin and J. Peter Byrne
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 241 (177,765)

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Historic Preservation Law, Historic Tax Credits, Rehabilitation, Conservation Restrictions, Section 106, National Environmental Policy Act, Section 4(f), Local Regulation, Local Historic Districts, Cultural Property, Native American Resources

14.

Adapting National Preservation Standards to Climate Change

"Adapting National Preservation Standards to Climate Change," in Toward Sustainability and Equity: Envisioning Preservation Policy Reform, Columbia University Press Erica Avrami, ed. (2021)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2022
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 225 (189,647)
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historic, historic preservation, climate, climate change, Secretary of the Interior, property, solar, wind, law, regulation, federal regulation, energy policy, heritage, cultural heritage, archaeology

15.

Rethinking Parking Minimums

Planning Magazine, 2018
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 211 (201,548)

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planning, zoning, parking, urban, cities, policy, law

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What the Pandemic Can Teach Climate Attorneys

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 72 (May 2020).
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2020
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 206 (206,098)

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COVID-19, coronavirus, climate, vector, migration, climate change

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Land Use Regulation (Third Edition)

Foundation Press (2020); ISBN: 978-1-68467-248-6
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 190 (221,605)

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land use, zoning, regulation, local government, constitutional law, practice-based learning, real estate, urban, environment, sustainability, law, planning

18.

Comprehensive Rezonings

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2019, 725
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 187 (224,649)

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zoning, planning, land use, property, Hartford, post-industrial, land use law, zoning law

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Modern Lights

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 101, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 06 May 2010
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 182 (230,006)

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Solar, Property, Land Use, Liability, Natural Resources, Water

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Rehabilitating Rehab Through State Building Codes

Yale Law Journal, No. 115, p. 1744, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 2006
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 175 (237,861)

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rehabilitation code, smart code, building code, New Jersey Subcode, rehabilitation, historic preservation

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Law's Disaster: Heritage at Risk

Bronin, Sara C., "Law's Disaster: Heritage at Risk," 46 Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 489 (2021)., Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-40
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 May 2020 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 170 (243,756)

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historic preservation, heritage, resilience, climate change, disaster, natural disaster, hurricane, earthquake, flood, flooding, state government, FEMA, emergency management, public policy

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Land Use and Transportation Policies Addressing Climate Change

Sara C. Bronin, Land Use and Transportation Policies Addressing Climate Change, in Global Climate Change and U.S. Law (American Bar Association Press; Michael B. Gerrard, Jody Freeman, and Michael Burger, eds.) 3d ed. 2022 Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-43
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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land use, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, planning, biofuels, zoning, energy, food, landscape, growth management, waste, historic preservation, walking, bicycling, public transit

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Zoning for Families

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 146 (276,213)

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land use, zoning, local government law, family law, families, planning

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The Promise and Perils of Renewable Energy on Tribal Lands

TRIBES, LAND, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Ezra Rosser & Sarah Krakoff, eds., Ashgate Press, 2012, reprinted in Tulane Environment Law Journal vol. 26 (2013).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 140 (285,456)
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Native American, ITEDSA, renewable energy, tribal law, energy sprawl, alternative energy, energy law, land use law

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transportation, law, policy, 85th percentile, speed, limits, equity, innovation, engineering, administrative, APA, highway, transit

26.

Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell (Table of Contents)

Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell, Foundation Press, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Sara C. Bronin and Ryan Rowberry
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning and Georgia State University - College of Law
Downloads 136 (291,949)

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Historic Preservation Law, Historic Tax Credits, Rehabilitation, Conservation Restrictions, Section 106, National Environmental Policy Act, Section 4(f), Local Regulation, Local Historic Districts, Cultural Property, Native American Resources, Archaeology

27.

Energy in the Ecopolis

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 45, 2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 124 (312,924)

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Ecopolis, regenerative, renewable energy, distributed generation, sustainable, urban, city, ecosystem

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Aligning Historic Preservation and Energy Efficiency: Legal Reforms to Support the 'Greenest Buildings'

Sara C. Bronin, 'Aligning Historic Preservation and Energy Efficiency: Legal Reforms to Support the 'Greenest Buildings',' draft for University of Pennsylvania Kleinman Center Energy Policy Digest, 2021, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 115 (330,098)
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historic preservation, energy efficiency, designation, energy conservation, conservation code, building code, Secretary's Standards, Secretary of the Interior, building, construction, rehabilitation, National Park Service

29.

Solar Rights in the United States

Delivering Energy Policy in the EU and US: A Multi-Disciplinary Reader, (Raphael Heffron & Gavin Little, eds.), Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 May 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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Solar, solar rights, property, land use, renewable energy, zoning, nuisance

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Building-Related Renewable Energy and the Case of 360 State Street

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 114 (332,136)

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Green Building, Renewable Energy, Real Estate, Urban Development, 360 State Street, Property, Sustainability, Land Use

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Rathkopf's the Law of Zoning and Planning (Table of Contents)

Rathkopf's the Law of Zoning and Planning, West 2022.
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Sara C. Bronin and Dwight H. Merriam
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning and Robinson & Cole, LLP
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zoning, planning, land use, property, real estate, environmental law, procedural due process, subdivision, historic preservation, aesthetic regulation

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Amicus Brief of Historic Preservation Organizations and Legal Scholars in Support of the City of Houston, No. 19-0689 (Tex.)

Bronin, Sara C. Amicus Brief of Historic Preservation Organizations and Law Scholars in Powell v. City of Houston, No. 19-0689 (Aug. 6, 2020) (Tex.)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2022
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning, Georgetown University Law Center, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Georgetown University, Northern Illinois University - College of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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Zoning, Land Use, Historic Preservation, Houston, Planning, Property Rights, Referendum

33.

Solar Rights for Texas Property Owners

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 89, p. 79, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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Using Urban Agriculture to Grow Southern New England

Connecticut Planning, SNEAPA 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Vermont Law School, Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning, Boston Redevelopment Authority and Robinson & Cole, LLP
Downloads 79 (418,745)

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Zoning, land use, urban agriculture, planning, New England

35.

Who Owns Lebanon's Town Green?

Connecticut Explored, Summer 2019
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 73 (437,569)

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Historic preservation, land use, property law, quiet title, Connecticut, National Register, Lebanon

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Rezoning the Post-Industrial City: Hartford

Probate & Property, May/June 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2020
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 67 (457,903)

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Zoning, Hartford, Land use, Local Administrative Law, Local Government, Local Government Law, Food Security, Sustainability, Connecticut, Urban planning, Environment, Community, Urban

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Amici Curiae Brief of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and Legal Scholars in Support of Defendants-Appellees in Portland Pipeline Operators, et al. v. City of South Portland, et al. (State of Maine Supreme Judicial Court) (July 7, 2020)

Albany Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
Northern Illinois University - College of Law, Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning, Fordham University School of Law, Albany Law School, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, UC Hastings Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Albany Law School and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 41 (567,960)

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Zoning, Land Use, Air Quality, Maine, Preemption, Home Rule, Environmental Law

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An Invitation to Collaborate on a National Zoning Atlas

Proceedings from Bringing Digitalization Home: How Can Technology Address Housing Challenges?, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, David Luberoff, ed., 2023 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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housing, zoning, data, collaborative, atlas, geospatial, land use, law

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Comment in Opposition to Proposed Revisions to National Historic Preservation Act, No. 1024-AE49 (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2021
Sara C. Bronin
Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
Downloads 31 (624,053)

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Historic preservation, federal register, National Register of Historic Places preservation law, administrative law