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Unformatted text preview: Village of Euclid vs. Ambler Realty 1926 Placement of “Bulk” or density limits
Minimum lot size, height limits, maximum floor area
Usually Contain Setback requirements Often Include Special Use Planning Districts
Fire stations, hospitals, churches, schools, cemeteries ZONING LAWS IN PRACTICE
13 Owners Can Usually Apply for Variances
Have to Prove Some Sort of “Undue Hardship Existing Owners Typically “Grandfathered In”
Cannot Modify Existing Structure or Use
Gov’t Still Retains Power of Eminent Domain Texas Viewed as Least Restrictive State
Cities Still Retain Power to Zone, Loosely Exercised
No State Fire Code, Illegal for Smaller Cities
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This document was uploaded on 03/13/2014 for the course FIN 3332 at Texas Tech.
- Fall '08