Dictating what people can and can’t do with their property is perhaps one of the most controversial forms of regulation, particularly at the local level. Most generally agree that factories should not be located next to schools, but once we go beyond the more obvious incompatible uses the topic can become quite heated. Throw in the touchy subject of adult entertainment and the debate escalates to new levels.
The Latest Setback for Rails-to-Trails is Courtesy of the US Supreme Court
Yesterday, in an 8-1 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that the federal government has no right to certain property previously used by railroad companies. This is a major setback for advocates […]
The Georgia Senate Likes Environmental Buffer Zones as Does the US Supreme Court
A proposed bill by Georgia state senator Steve Gooch aims to give local governments more control over land use regulation. Senator Gooch introduced a bill last month that would allow local governments to submit […]