Local Government Law Bulletin #30

"Taking" Found for Beach Access Dedication Requirement: Nolan v. California Coastal Commission

Saturday, August 1, 1987

Discusses the second U.S. Supreme Court decision within two weeks in which the Court ruled in favor of property owners and against governments enforcing land-use restrictions. The decision ruled a land-use regulation amounted to an unconstitutional "taking" of private property under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. 

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