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What was Welch v. Swasey; 214 U.S. 91 (1909)?
The Court established the right of municipalities to regulate building height.
What was Eubank v. City of Richmond; U.S. Supreme Court (1912)?
The Court first approved the use of setback regulations, although it overturned the setbacks in this case.
What was Hadacheck v. Sebastian; U.S. Supreme Court (1915)?
The Court first approved the regulation of the location of land uses.
What was the Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co.; U.S. Supreme Court (1926)?
The Court found that as long as the community believed that there was a threat of a nuisance, the zoning ordinance should be upheld. The court first upheld modern zoning as a proper use of police power. Alfred Bettman filed an influential brief with the court.
What was Nectow v. City of Cambridge; U.S. Supreme Court (1928)?
The Court used a rational basis test to strike down a zoning ordinance because it had no valid public purpose (e.g., to promote the health, safety, morals, or welfare of the public).
What was Southern Burlington County NAACP v. Township of Mount Laurel; New Jersey Supreme Court (1975)?
The Court found that Mount Laurel had exclusionary zoning that prohibited multifamily, mobile home, or low- to moderate-income housing. The court required the Town to open its doors to those of all income levels.
What was Golden v. Planning Board of the Town of Ramapo; New York State Court of Appeals (1972)?
The court upheld a growth management system that awarded points to development proposals based on the availability of public utilities, drainage facilities, parks, road access, and firehouses. A proposal would only be approved upon reaching a certain point level. Developers could increase their point total by providing the involved facilities themselves.