posted by Thano
Contrast and compare the following approaches to land use management. (Please include reference to considerations of police power and eminent domain principles that underlie each of these land use management tools) (20 points)
a. regulations such as zoning, special environmental protection ordinances, etc.
b. public purchase of land outright (fee simple ownership) to keep it out of development
c. public purchase of easements (less than full fee ownership) or, in other words, only partial ownership rights such as the right to change its use, or the right to develop it, or the right to develop it in any way not in compliance with stringent environmental protection conditions embodied by the public agency purchasing the easement in the property deed or a covenant.
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