College Students and the Family Definition
Zoning laws and regulations are unique to every municipality; yet most
municipalities have some version of them. In many places, communities extensively
define what comprises a family in the eyes of the law. The
! Local governments in NY are not required to
adopt zoning laws or other land use regulations.
! If zoning laws are adopted, the local legislature
must establish a Zoning Board of Appeals.
Other boards may
Balancing Development and
Why would we want to balance
development and conserva5on?
NYS law provides a variety of ways to encourage
land development and conserva5on in
Colonial Planning Era
Philadelphia and Washington two well known examples of early
Gridiron street system
City of Philadelphia, 1682)
Local Land Use Controls that
Achieve Smart Growth
A little history.
Post WWII - 1945+
Increase in Automobile Ownership
Unfavorable Conditions in Centralized
Suburbanization or Sprawl
Communities Built Around Roads
GEOG 335: LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF PLANNING
MEETING PLACE & TIME:
Thursday: 4:00pm 7:00pm
Old Johnson G001
This course is a 4-credit course, which means that in addition to the scheduled lectures/discussions, stude