Guide to print and electronic sources for land use planning research at the Taggart Law Library
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017
When using the Internet for research, be sure to carefully evaluate the websites you are using to determine how authoritative they are and any potential bias they may have on the topic you are researching.
- ABA Section of State and Local Government Law
Contains abstracts of articles in recent issues of The Urban Lawyer, as well as other information related to land use.
- American Planning Association (APA)
“A nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning.”
- Bureau of Land Management
- Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Department of the Interior
- Environmental Law Reporter
Available through the library's Subscription Services page; current awareness tool of the Environmental Law Institute that features federal, state, and international materials.
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Land Use Law
Website maintained by Prof. Daniel Mandelker of the Washington Univ. School of Law that contains articles, cases, ordinances, statutes, plans, and other supplementary materials related to land use law, as well as many helpful links.
- Law about...Land Use
Overview of land use law produced by Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute (LII). Links to federal and state statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions, and other resources.
- Urban Land Institute (ULI)
A nonprofit research and education organization whose mission is to “provide responsible leadership in the use of land to enhance the total environment.”