LAW7721 - Land Use

LAW7721 - Land Use

Course Number: 

7721

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course will evaluate the means 'formal/legal and informal/non-legal' by which landowners, developers, architects, planners, neighbors, private organizations, and government may shape the use of land. Close attention will be paid to: the tension between regulation and landowners' rights; aesthetic controls and historic preservation; planning concepts; constitutional issues; building codes; environmental concerns; and the role of markets.