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Who Has the Authority to Regulate Land Use?

Land use is subject to police power of the states. The federal government does not engage in zoning or other direct forms of land use regulation except on land that it owns. The federal government does indirectly influence state and local regulation through its allocation of money.

What are the Different Bodies of State Regulatory Authority?

The following are the four generally recognized bodies of state regulatory authority: 

Should I Contact an Attorney about My Land Use Questions?

If you have questions regarding pending land use regulation, or would like to begin the regulatory process, the advice of an experienced real property attorney can be extremely helpful.  A real property lawyer can help you understand how land use is regulated in your region.

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Last Modified: 09-05-2013 10:30 AM PDT

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