Land-Use and Growth Management—A Comment for Professionals

by Randall Scott, General Counsel; Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Silver Spring, Md.; formerly, Chf. Research Attorney, Historian/Engineer, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Silver Spring, Md.; Chf. Research Attorney, Advisory Commission on Housing and Urban Growth, American Bar Association, Washington, D.C.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 1, Pg. 73-79


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: To grow or not to grow is covered. A major debate occurring in many communities today is the rate and type of growth that is being or should be experienced. The type of political and technical leadership in the different communities has been determined to be the major cause of the different type of growth or the lack of growth in the local communities. Different methods and techniques for better orientating public officials to the different techniques used in determining what type of growth would be beneficial to their respective city. Certain areas of the law are examined dealing with land use, housing, community development, and landlord-tenant relations.

Subject Headings: Land use | Political factors | Leadership | Housing

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