LAW 625-04 Municipal and Land Use Law

This course will cover foundational concepts in municipal governance and land use and planning law. The course begins with municipal governance and zoning fundamentals, including zoning enabling acts, ordinances, variances, incentive zoning, transferable development rights and accessory uses. The course will also cover takings, sustainable development, including New Urbanism and smart growth; historic preservation; and aesthetic regulation. (Credits may be applied toward Public Interest Practice and Transactional Law Practice concentrations.)