This module explores the concept of exactions and its implications for local land development regulation. Viewers will learn how to define an exaction, what constitutes an authorized exaction, and whether the exaction is constitutional. Viewers will also learn how to distinguish between a regulation and an exaction, the relationship between exactions and the impact of development, and local government’s authority in the matter.
This module focuses on the process of conditional zoning. Viewers will learn about the limitations on illegal conditions (such as conditions for general zoning districts and contract zoning), the options for imposing conditions on zoning approvals, and the authority and process for legislative conditional zoning.