AICP Law Set

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  1. Village of Belle Terre v. Boraas - 1974
    Communities may restict unrelated individuals from living together in a single dwelling unit
  2. What are the 2 elements of due process
    1) Procedural (the way in which a law operates)  2) Substantive (what is restictions are imposed in the law)
  3. AGINS V. TIBURON (1980)  -- What is the Takings Test that resulted from this ruling?
    The AGINS test asks whether the regulation advances some legitimate government purpose and whether the property owner has any economic use left over after the regulation is applied. If the answer to either part is no, a taking may be found
  4. Explain Eminent Domain & what historical law it orginates from
    Eminent domain is the fundamental soverign power to take private property for public use that originates from the Magna Carta
  5. What 2 Constitutional Amendments address due process issues
    1) Fifth Amemendment  & 2) 14th Amendment (Specifically addresses States)
  6. What Landmark Case established the right to zone or redevelop land for aesthetic / master planning purposes?
    Berman v Parker 1954
  7. 5th Ammendment
    Protects agains a taking without just compensation
  8. Metromedia v. San Diego - 1981
    Sign ordinanced which allows commercial signs in places noncommercial signs are not allowed is unconstitution because 1) noncommercial speech has higher 1st Amendment protection than commercial speech and 2) regulations may not be based on message content
  9. 1922 Takings Rule written by Justice HolmesPennsylvania Coal Company v Mahon
    A land regulation was that diminished the economic viability land constitutes a taking under the Fifth Amendment
  10. Young v. American Mini Theatres - 1976
    Zoning of adult entertainment facilities is not a violation of the 1st Amendment
  11. What is significant about the taking ruling in Berman v Parker - 1954
    It changed the test for eminent domain as the Court transformed the words 'public use' to mean 'public purpose'.
  12. 1977 Moore v East Cleveland
    The Court found an ordnance that prevented a grandmother and a grandson from living together violated the Due Process Law of the 14th Ammendment
  13. What are the 2 legal tests for eminiment domain?
    A community must prove that 1) Public Purpose  2) Necessity
  14. What 2 conditions are necessary for special exceptions, conditional use, or special use laws to be lawful?
    1) Enactment of the law (must be rational)   2) Application of law (must be fairly applied through established criteria in ordinances)
  15. What does the POLICE POWER of Planning refer to?
    The regulation of personal property to prevent a use of the property that is detrimental to the public interest or general welfare.
  16. Berman v. Parker - 1954
    Upheld urban renewal practices, in which governments sought to revitalize urban areas by removing slums and eliminating blight - even those where government took the land from one pricate land owner & gave it to another private land owner
  17. What are the 3 tests for evaluating variances?
    1) Enactments (rational) 2) Application (unnecessary hardship & practical dificulties) 3) Hardship creation (self imposed or external)
  18. 1978 - Takings Ruling - Penn Central Transportation Company v. City of New York
    Found that a NYC Preservation Law was not a "taking" 1)Land use & economic viability  remained and 2) Historic preservation is in the public's general welfare
  19. What are the 2 types of nuisance ordinances? What do they involved
    1) Private Nuisance (Property owners right to uses that promote enjoyment of their land)  2) Public Nuisance (Common right to health, safety, morals,and comfort)
  20. Takings Definition
    A restriction of the use of privately owned land, or the actual taking of the land through eminent domain by governmental entities, without fair payment and/or without any benefit to the public. Protected against by the 5th Amendment
  21. Why was East Cleveland's "non-family" definition overturned by the courts & Belle Terra's uphelp?
    E Cleveland -- The parties were RELATED though not parent/child.  Belle Terra's -- The parties were UNRELATED individuals.
  22. village of euclid v ambler realty -- 1926
    The six-to-three decision in Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co. legitimized zoning as a way of controlling land uses.
  23. What are the 3 tests of a Taking Case
    1) Essential Nexus 2) Rough Proportionality 3) Physical Invasion
  24. What does the term "euclidean zoning" refer to?
    The act of segragating land uses from one another in order to ensure that incompatible uses do not locate in close proximity to one another.  Upheld in the 1926 Landmark Planning Law Case Village of Euclid v Ambler Realty.
  25. What 2 amendments deal with eminent domain
    1) 5th Amendment (taking without compensation  2) Fourteenth (comdementation without due process)
  26. What must every government action do to be lawful?  Test against a Takings.
    All land use and zoning regulations must advance a legitimate public interest.
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