2002's Top Land Use Supreme Court Case

The year's key land use case before the U.S. Supreme Court is a 32-month building moratorium an unconstitutional taking of property rights.
January 10, 2002, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Once again, the year's key land use case before the U.S. Supreme Court comesfrom California. This time, the question for the high court is whether a32-month building moratorium imposed by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agencywas an unconstitutional taking of property rights. Lake Tahoe area property owners seeking compensation for a moratorium on development first enacted two decades ago received a mixed reaction on Monday from the two Supreme Court justices who hold the critical votes for their claims.

Thanks to Paul Shigley

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Published on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 in California Planning and Development Report
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