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Category Archives: Zoning

San Francisco’s Dirty Little Secret

It's one of the most racially segregated cities in North America… Via Elaine's Idle Mind blog (h/t Climateer Investing), Good Zoning Laws Make Good Neighbors Three years ago, FT had an article praising Tokyo’s laissez-faire zoning laws. Landowners can build and demolish as they see fit; the rules are set at the national level, so […]

Instead of Zoning…What?

Monday, April 09, 2012 – by Tibor Machan I have argued before why zoning laws are inconsistent with a free society’s principles, in particular with the principle of private property rights. Basically they amount to impositions by some people on others of conditions for using property that the owner is authorized to determine. No one […]