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Well Grounded: Using Local Land Use Authority to Achieve Smart Growth

Well Grounded: Using Local Land Use Authority to Achieve Smart Growth

Authors: 

John R. Nolon, Pace University School of Law
Price: $49.95

Release Date: 

July 2001

ISBN: 

9781585760244

Pages: 

470

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The United States is struggling to control its sprawling land use patterns and to develop a unifying strategy of smart growth. The new millennium has brought with it greater popular understanding of this matter, and it is now known that land use law and practice directly address the problems associated with sprawl.

In his new book entitled Well Grounded: Using Local Land Use Authority to Achieve Smart Growth, John R. Nolon, Charles A. Frueauff Professor of Law and Director of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law, explores the growing interest in land use law and practice that has been stimulated by the public’s increasing disfavor with urban sprawl and its support of smart growth initiatives.

The book places land use practice into the national perspective of sprawl and smart growth, by fully describing one of the nation’s most complete state land use regimes