The effect of a land-use regulation
on property values can be positive or negative, whereas removing a land-use regulation
from one property can be expected to have a positive effect.
The government is now in the process of preparing the land-use regulation
The only direct experience that most people have with land-use regulation
is with zoning ordinances.
According to The Conservation Easement Handbook, published by the Land Trust Alliance and Trust for Public Land, conservation easements occupy an appealing niche in the array of land-protection techniques--halfway between outright public or nonprofit ownership at one extreme and government land-use regulation
at the other.
By the late 1960s, more than 78 percent of cities with populations greater than 10,000 had some form of land-use regulation
. More than half had zoning ordinances, and nearly 45 percent had enacted subdivision regulation.
governmental entity that enacted the land-use regulation
may choose to
can lower real estate prices by imposing costs on property owners but may raise prices by restricting supply and generating amenities.
"But over there, they don't mind the land-use regulations
because they are just [now] getting their own land."
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), adopted in 1968, requires local governments to adopt floodplain building regulations before residents are eligible to purchase food insurance.(2) The intrusion of the federal government into local land-use regulations
has been justified by the nature of flooding - a low-probability, high-impact event - and the inadequate response by local governments to risks of that nature.
Greenwood has endorsed other land-use regulations
, such as the eventual elimination of billboards and an ordinance requiring developers to plant trees and shrubs.
He made it clear that any recommendations by the GTF for large-scale federal acquisition, as had been proposed by the Wilderness Society, or regional land-use regulations
would be unacceptable to Maine.
The two-year study by Rockefeller's Temporary Study Commission concluded (in 1970) that what was obvious had to be recognized: the Adirondack Park needed regional land-use regulations
and the firm hand of a state-level planning authority to implement them.