Land Use Law Treatises
American Land Planning Law
Norman Williams Jr. & John Taylor
This multi-volume treatise covers public regulation of land use. The most recent edition also gives increased coverage to the increasing importance of the federal government, particularly the federal judiciary in the field. The print version is updated periodically with cumulative pocket parts.
American Law of Zoning
This multi-volume treatise organizes significant cases and statutes related to planning, zoning, and subdivision control. It also includes some administrative and judicial forms used in land planning. It is periodically supplemented by pocket parts. (This book is sometimes referred to as Anderson's American Law of Zoning.)
Land Use in a Nutshell
John R. Nolon and Patricia E. Salkin
This study aid outlines major topics in the study of land use and planning. It offers explanations on the historical development of land use law and also devotes a chapter to discussing critical contemporary land use issues. Chapters also include discussions of zoning, Fifth Amendment limits on land use regulations, housing and urban redevelopment, local environmental law as a land use issue, and historical and cultural interest protection. The most recent edition is from 2006.
Land Use Law
Daniel R. Mandelker
This selective treatise is designed to review case law, statutes, as well as planning practice in Land Use. It is organized in outline format and includes an index of topics and table of cases. The book is supplemented and updated on Lexis with additional case citations and notes.
Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law
Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer & Thomas E. Roberts
This study aid provides an overview of major topics in land use planning and development regulation. In addition, the online version of this hornbook offers additional annotations and citations of authority, updated regularly. Some topics covered include zoning basics and process; subdivision and planned unit development control law; growth management and smart growth; constitutional limits on land use controls; aesthetic regulation and historic preservation; regulation and protection of environmentally sensitive lands; agricultural land protection and preservations; and eminent domain. The most recent print edition of this title was published in 2007.
Rathkopfâ€™s The Law of Zoning and Planning
Edward H. Zieglar, Jr
This five volume treatise extensively covers zoning law. It aims to be comprehensive in it explanations. Its finding aids include a table of laws and rules, table of cases, and index. This edition is only updated on Westlaw.
Print updates cancelled in 2007. Updates regularly online.
Understanding the Law of Zoning and Land Use Controls
This study aid is designed to aid both first year students who are introduced to the concepts of land use planning and zoning in their first year property course, and also for upper-level students engaged in more detailed coursework on land use planning and zoning. In addition to discussing major cases, this title also discusses administrative and legislative relief from land use controls. This title was published in 2002.
Zoning and Land Use Controls
Patrick J. Rohan
This multi-volume treatise covers government regulation of the use and development of land. It devotes a large focus on local controls of land, but also discusses state and federal controls. It also incorporates primary materials and practical issues and includes a full set of the Model Planning Statutes.
The library's print copy was bound in March 2008. Updated supplementation may be found on Lexis.