The School of Government offers the following publications relating to planning and development regulations. Please see the Land Use Planning and Development section of the School's publications page for more related titles, prices, and ordering information. Some publications are online and available for free downloads (listed under "Online Publications" below). Others are available only in hard copy. All hard copy publications can be ordered online using the links above.


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Online Reports and Resources 


Coates’ Canons Local Government Law Blog

The Coates’ Canons Local Government Law Blog covers a range of local government topics, including planning and development regulations. Check out posts by Adam Lovelady, Jim Joyce, David Owens, and Rich Ducker.


Other Online Publications


Other Print Publications

  • North Carolina's Conservation Tax-Credit Program, Popular Government, Vol. 62, No. 4, Summer 1997
  • Using Impact Fees for Public Schools: The Orange County Experiment, School Law Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 2, Spring 1994
  • Private Initiatives in Land Conservation, Popular Government, Vol. 58, No. 3, Winter 1993
  • Supreme Court Establishes Rule on "Total Taking": Perspectives on the Lucas Case, Planning and Zoning Law Bulletin No. 3, September 1992
  • Mediating Land-Use Disputes, Popular Government, Vol. 56, No. 3, Winter 1991
  • Federal and State Programs to Control Signs and Outdoor Advertising,
    Popular Government, Vol. 52, No. 4, Spring 1987
  • Questions I'm Most Often Asked: What is "Spot Zoning"?, Popular Government, Vol. 50, No. 4, Spring 1985
  • Land Use Planning in Rural Areas, Popular Government, Vol. 46, No. 1, Summer 1980
  • Off-street Parking in North Carolina Municipalities, Popular Government, Vol. 46, No. 1, Summer 1980
  • Administering Subdivision Ordinances, Popular Government, Vol. 45, No. 1, Summer 1979


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