RMLUI Legal Corner: Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Assessing the Impact One Year Later

RMLUI Legal Corner: Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Assessing the Impact One Year Later

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.

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RMLUI LEGAL CORNER: Complete Sustainability Has Three “E’s” – Does Yours?

RMLUI LEGAL CORNER: Complete Sustainability Has Three “E’s” – Does Yours?

Sustainable development lives at the intersections of Environmentally Sound, Economically Feasible, and Socially Equitable community-based decisions. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP

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RMLUI LEGAL CORNER: 5th Annual Carver Colloquium: State Control of Federal Lands Legal or Not?

RMLUI LEGAL CORNER: 5th Annual Carver Colloquium: State Control of Federal Lands Legal or Not?

Elizabeth Garvin, AICP, summarizes a recent debate on the legality of state control over federal lands.

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RMLUI Legal Corner: Checking in on form-based codes in Western communities How’s that Working for You?

RMLUI Legal Corner: Checking in on form-based codes in Western communities How’s that Working for You?

The column explores lessons learned from the drafting and adoption process of form-based codes.

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RMLUI Legal Corner: Opening Up the Universe with Dark Skies Regulations

RMLUI Legal Corner: Opening Up the Universe with Dark Skies Regulations

Elizabeth Garvin, AICP, reviews regulations on what is considered light pollution.

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RMLUI Corner: Thinking About Regulating the Sharing Economy

RMLUI Corner: Thinking About Regulating the Sharing Economy

The column discusses the impact of sharing businesses like Airbnb and Uber on communities. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP

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RMLUI Corner: Regulating for water conservation - water smart

This article explores the range of local regulations available to encourage and require water conservation. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP

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RMLUI CORNER: Digital Sign Regulations Three things that get overlooked in a sign code update

The column reviews three tasks to keep in mind when drafting digital sign regulations. by Elizabeth Garvin, AICP

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RMLUI Legal Corner: Social Media and the First Amendment

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

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RMLUI Corner: Will U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District impact local development permit processes?

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

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