PPA 604 Urban Planning or Redevelopment Week 2 Discussion
Discuss the process that must occur in order for government to proclaim eminent domain to assume control over the private property of citizens. How does eminent domain differ from the concept of government zoning? How does eminent domain differ from police power as it relates to the government assuming control over private property? Discuss at least two court cases that relate to the issue of eminent domain. What are the key issues that were addressed in the court cases that you chose to review? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
How is power distributed in the U.S. political system? How does the U.S. political system reflect the distribution of power? List and discuss six ways in which urban planning can be political in nature. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.