Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Legal Corner
Regulating signs in a content-neutral manner satisfying First Amendment limitations became more difficult for local governments following last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reed v. Town of Gilbert.
Sustainable development lives at the intersections of Environmentally Sound, Economically Feasible, and Socially Equitable community-based decisions. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
Elizabeth Garvin, AICP, summarizes a recent debate on the legality of state control over federal lands.
The column explores lessons learned from the drafting and adoption process of form-based codes.
Elizabeth Garvin, AICP, reviews regulations on what is considered light pollution.
The column discusses the impact of sharing businesses like Airbnb and Uber on communities. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
This article explores the range of local regulations available to encourage and require water conservation. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
The column reviews three tasks to keep in mind when drafting digital sign regulations. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
Planners are creating public spaces in social media that may be subject to the standards of the free speech requirement of the First Amendment. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
The RMLUI column is a new addition. Its first column takes an early look a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP