JURI 550 Quiz 4 Government Land Use

JURI 550 Quiz 4: Government Land Use Regulation

  1. The central rule of Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty declares that:
  2. A local government’s economic redevelopment plan is constitutionally valid, unless:
  3. A governmental action that regulates land use can result in which of the following court judgments?
  4. Which of the following statements is true?
  5. Newly enacted comprehensive zoning creates a problem for many landowners whose pre-existing uses and structures are now unlawful. Landowners can solve the problem by:
  6. According to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Dolan v. City of Tigard rule stands for:
  7. A local government is justified in its disapproval of a landowner’s application for an area variance on which basis stated below?
  8. If zoning is valid as a matter of federal constitutional law, it is so because:
  9. In Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council, the U.S. Supreme Court stated that it is not necessary to conduct a factual inquiry even when government’s land use regulation is a categorical taking that results in the physical invasion of the private property or in the denial of all economically beneficial or productive use of the property.
  10. The central point of the Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council case is completely stated as:
  11. An owner who wants to build on his land can be deprived of the building permit if the government denial of the permit is based on proof of:
  12. When land use regulations impact the content of speech of a landowner’s use of his land, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that such a regulation may be constitutionally valid if the government shows a compelling governmental interest, the interest is advanced by the regulation, and the regulation is no broader than necessary to serve that interest.
  13. The law of exactions imposes the burden of proof on the government to prove that the demands it is making on the landowner who seeks to build on his property are valid. What must government prove?
  14. The Penn Central Transp. Co. v. New York City court held:
  15. The key rule to take away from the Kelo v. City of New London case is:
  16. The Kelo v. City of New London ruling creates the possibility that:
  17. State governments may not establish standards for eminent domain that are different than what the U.S. Supreme Court has set.
  18. A landowner who obtains a building permit and who acts on the permit by spending lots of money on his/her project, will be entitled to …
  19. The Standard State Zoning Enabling Act was a model act for states to adopt. What did states want to accomplish when they adopted the Act (or variations of it)?
  20. Most jurisdictions consider just compensation for a governmental taking of property to include which of the following?
  21. The Nollan v. California Coastal Commission and the Dolan v. City of Tigard cases establish rules that are meant to:
  22. When local government for the first time enacts a zoning law that creates zoning districts, many landowners will find that the use of their respective properties does not conform to the new regulations. Thus, in a lawsuit that claims a regulatory taking has occurred, the landowners would be entitled to:
  23. In a regulatory taking case brought by the landowner against the government because the regulation reduces the land’s value, the taking of private property will be adjudged by what standard?
  24. In Penn Central, which of the following is not part of the judicial analysis to determine the constitutionality of a land use regulation?
  25. A landowner whose use is unusual but in accordance with the local zoning code will seek a variance from the local authorities, while a landowner whose use deviates from the zoning regulations will seek a special exception.
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