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Land Use Law Report


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Takings law, condemnation cases, zoning decisions, and more-inside!

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  • Takings

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    Facts: Fortune Development, L.P. (Fortune Development) plans to build a residential subdivision in Bern Township, near Reading, Pennsylvania. The planned subdivision will be located along the west bank of the Schuylkill River. The land lacks water or sewer access, so Fortune Development worked with the City of Reading’s municipal water authority [...] Read More



  • Historic Preservation

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    Facts: In 2009, environmental and historical preservation groups succeeded in obtaining Blair Mountain Battlefield’s listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Blair Mountain, in Logan County, West Virginia, is the site of the largest armed labor conflict in American history. In 1921, approximately 5,000 West Virginia coal miners squared off against about 3,000 [...] Read More



  • Environmental

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    Facts: The Santa Susana Field Laboratory is located on 2,850 "seriously contaminated" acres near Los Angeles. Beginning in the 1940s, the federal government tested rockets, nuclear reactors, and other nuclear applications at the lab. One of the nuclear reactors had a partial meltdown in 1959, during which radioactive gases were emitted into the atmosphere for weeks. Various other [...] Read More



  • Undesirable Use

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    Facts: Boone Creek Properties, Inc. (Boone Creek) obtained a conditional use permit in 2000 from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Board of Adjustment (the Board) in Kentucky. The permit allowed Boone Creek to operate a private fishing club on its property, which was zoned residential-agricultural and thus did not allow private [...] Read More



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