Thursday, December 18, 2014

“Zoning In” Water Conservation -- by John R. Nolon

As we approach zoning’s centennial in 2016, the Land Use Law Center at Pace Law School is examining what is durable and what is deficient in land use regulation today. As times change, zoning must renew itself by adjusting to changing conditions. Among the many challenges it faces at the dawn of its second century, is the alarming water scarcity experienced by arid Western states with fast-growing economies.

The Center is working with Western Resource Advocates (WRA) to train local land and water planners in the front range of the Rocky Mountains how to coordinate water and land planning, particularly how “zone in,” that is to permit and encourage, water conserving land use patterns, buildings, and landscapes.  

Learn more about this project here:  https://greenlaw.blogs.law.pace.edu/2014/12/17/zoning-in-water-conservation/.

John R. Nolon

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2014/12/zoning-in-water-conservation-by-john-r-nolon.html

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