LAW 848

Land Use Law

Land is the focus of intense legal and social conflict. In this course, students learn the basics of land development and the regulation process (including zoning, planning, and subdivision law), with an emphasis on California law. The course explores contemporary land use struggles, including accommodating population and job growth, infrastructure development, respecting property rights (“takings”), and topical discussions of the role of local government in people’s day-to-day lives. Prerequisites: Property

Prerequisite: concurrent LAW 608 with a minimum grade of D

Restriction: College restricted to School of Law