Local Government Law Bulletin #29

Temporary Damages for a Regulatory "Taking": First English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glendale v. County of Los Angeles, California

Wednesday, July 1, 1987

Discusses U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding when a local government adopts a police-power regulation that is held to be an unconstitutional "taking" and whether it must pay a property owner compensation for the restrictions imposed on the property during the period between adoption of the regulation and the judicial decision finally invalidating that regulation.

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