YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL: LESS SPRAWL AND PROPERTY RIGHTS TOO

Publication Year:
2007
Usage 589
Downloads 581
Abstract Views 8
Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.tourolaw.edu/scholarlyworks/371
Author(s):
Lewyn, Michael
Tags:
Sprawl; property rights; pollution; auto emissions; loss of rural open space; reducing sprawl; governmental regulations; YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL: LESS SPRAWL AND PROPERTY RIGHTS TOO; Michael Lewyn; State and Local Government Law
article description
Some commentators believe that smart growth and property rights are at loggerheads - and to be sure, these theories do lead to differing positions on a few issues (most notably urban growth boundaries and similar anti-sprawl regulations). But as to a wide variety of issues, smart growth advocates and property rights theorists can find common ground. Both groups can support eliminating zoning regulations that mandate automobile-dependent, sprawling development, such as single-use zoning, minimum parking requirements and minimum lot size requirements.