Land Use

December 9, 2003, 7am PST
A miner who owns claims along an Oregon creek brings a suit that could shift the balance between development and preservation.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 8, 2003, 2pm PST
The truth hurts but hopefully we can learn from it.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 6, 2003, 1pm PST
The top environmental issue in most American communities is how to save nearby farmland or build new local parks.
The Denver Post
December 5, 2003, 2pm PST
A real estate group says banning big-box stores would cause economic pain.
Austin American-Statesmen
December 5, 2003, 7am PST
A national pornography chain is opening 'adult superstores' in freeway-adjacent, smaller midwestern communities with lax zoning laws.
USA Today
December 4, 2003, 12pm PST
A determined housing developer plans to build a mixed, residential development next to a future landfill, against the recommendations of county and solid waste officials.
The Tampa Tribune
December 4, 2003, 8am PST
As sprawl has hit the wall, places like Fremont, CA are looking to convert aging strip malls into mixed-use developments.
The Mercury News
December 2, 2003, 12pm PST
A city in California hopes to create new housing from aging strip malls.
The Sacramento Bee
December 2, 2003, 11am PST
Rhode Island struggles with the right mix of incentives for affordable housing.
The Providence Journal
December 1, 2003, 9am PST
A Wall Street Journal editorial comes down hard on smart growth, comparing it to Jim Crow and segregation laws.
Wall St. Journal
November 30, 2003, 1pm PST
The Lincoln Institute publishes the results of a survey of public officials and developers in the nation's fastest growing single family housing markets.
Land Lines, Lincoln Institute Of Land Policy
November 29, 2003, 7am PST
How does St. Tammany radically redefine the way growth occurs to save the parish from its own success?
Bureau Of Governmental Research
November 28, 2003, 5am PST
Relive planning history in Robert Moses' attack on Lewis Mumford from January, 1962 in The Atlantic Monthly.
The Atlantic Monthly
November 27, 2003, 1pm PST
Students and faculty of Ewha Womans' University in Seoul protest the designation of a 'beauty zone' in their vicinity.
Korea Herald
November 25, 2003, 2pm PST
An Orange County developer is successfully marketing dwelling units that owners can legally use to receive customers and hire employees in a suburban residential setting.
The Los Angeles Times
November 25, 2003, 6am PST
State's economic pain sows seeds of prosperity.
Michigan Land Use Institute
November 24, 2003, 7am PST
Houston, Texas is the only large American city with no formal zoning code. Does it matter?
Planetizen
November 23, 2003, 5am PST
Environmentalists and residents of Anne Arundel County, MD are worried by the recent development of old waterfront properties that predate current and tougher development regulations.
The Baltimore Sun
November 18, 2003, 1pm PST
Design-based coding is gaining popularity in Macon County's stalled planning process.
The Smoky Mountain News
November 18, 2003, 11am PST
A recent study by Northern Illinois University recommends that 'counties and municipalities be given greater statutory power to coordinate land-use planning in shared transportation corridors.'
The Chicago Tribune