In today’s fast paced, competitive market, the Land Use Institute continues to provide the latest and most recent information in land use practice. The topics in this manual were selected from the results of a recent state-wide survey and tackle subjects of interest for the beginner as well as the experienced practitioner.
Summary of Contents:
Recent Developments in Copyright Law and Patent Case-Law | Dealing with PENNDOT - - Slides | Land Use Appeals, Mandamus Complaints and Declaratory Judgments | Dealing with DEP and Conservation Districts - Update on DEP Implementation of the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act (“UECA”); DEP Submissions | Right to Know and the Municipal Solicitor or the Real Estate Lawyer | Trends in Pennsylvania Land Use | Recent Land Use Issues with Planned Communities and Condos | Municipal Regulation of Alternative Energy | State Preemption of Zoning and other Local Controls | Ethical Considerations in Land Use Matters - Selected Rules/Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct Petrillo v. Bachenberg (139 N.J. 472; 655 A.2d 1354; 1995 N.J. LEXIS 43; 63 U.S.L.W. 2641) | Procedural Challenges to Ordinances and Land Use Decisions/Glen-Gery Case | Eminent Domain Update: Procedures, Challenges and Practical Tips - 2006 Amendments to the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code; Limitations on the Use of Eminent Domain, Chapter 2 of the Eminent Domain Code 26 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 201 – 206 | Water Facilities Planning and Permitting | SALDO Process Where There is Municipal and Neighbor Opposition - Strategies to Obtain a Fair Hearing before a Biased Tribunal; Highway Materials, Inc. v. Board of Supervisors of Whitemarsh Township, et. al. (974 A.2d 539; 2009 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 233) | Sewer Facilities Planning and Permitting - - Slides.
Number of Pages: 628