Legal Guide to Urban Developme (Hardcover)

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Written by pioneering attorneys in the emerging fields of urbanism and green building, A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects offers you practical solutions for legal issues you may face in planning, zoning, developing, and operating such communities. Find information on legal issues related to urban form, legal mechanisms and ways to incorporate good urban design into local land regulation, overcoming impediments to sound urban design practice, and state and Federal issues related to the legal issues of urban design and planning.

About the Author


Daniel K. Slone is a partner in the Richmond, Virginia, office of the law firm McGuireWoods LLP. As a consultant and legal counsel, he represents developers, green businesses, and municipalities around the world, advising them on neighborhood development, environmental issues, land use, utilities, and complex business and real estate matters. Mr. Slone is the national counsel for both the U.S. Green Building Council and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Doris S. Goldstein is an attorney whose practice focuses on new urbanist communities, beginning with Seaside, Florida, in the 1980s. In addition to her ongoing involvement with Seaside, Ms. Goldstein represents developers of mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly communities throughout the county. Her work extends past the development stage to include operational issues, giving her unique practical experience and insight. Contributing author W. Andrew Gowder Jr. is a litigating attorney with particular experience in urban and sustainable development. Other contributors include experienced attorneys and planners with special insight into planning and zoning practice.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470053294
ISBN-10: 0470053291
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: August 1st, 2008
Pages: 368
Language: English