Land Use Law in North Carolina, Second Edition

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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Land Use Law in North Carolina, Second Edition, 2011

This book addresses various components of local government development regulation, including the types and legal authority for regulations that are used, roles and responsibilities of those involved, the scope of city and county jurisdiction, and a wealth of detailed legal analysis. The new edition incorporates legal developments since 2006.

Topics include the following:

  • Ordinance amendments,
  • Spot, contract, and conditional zoning,
  • Quasi-judicial procedures,
  • Special use permits and variances,
  • Variances,
  • Vested rights,
  • Statutory and constitutional limits on regulatory authority, and
  • Judicial review of regulatory decisions.


Publication date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
David W. Owens
Second Edition, 2011
Page count: 
Table of Contents (pdf, 176.12 KB)
Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
Topics - Local and State Government