urban planning final

  1. Explain eminent domain. What were the two cases that support eminent domain?
    • the government has the right to take property for public purposes
    • they MUST compensate the owner the value of what is taken
    • an example of the 5th Amendment "taking" clause
    • a tool for redevelpment
    • Berman v. Parker (1954)
    • Kelo v. New London (2005)
  2. What is Bonus or Incentive Zoning?
    A Flexible Zoning Technique allowing increased residential densities for low and moderate income residents
  3. What did the SSZEA instrumentally for zoning?
    • ushered in a new era of federal responsibility
    • gave states and cities a model for creating zoning ordiances
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urban planning final
final exam for contemporary urban planning