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Juergensmeyer: Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl?

Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, co-wrote an article, “Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl,” in the Journal of the American Planning Association with Gregory S. Burge, Trey L. Trosper, Arthur C. Nelson and James C. Nicholas.

The article addresses the common problems associated with inner-city living… more »

Juergensmeyer Publishes Book on Impact Fees

When a local government is trying to find revenue to fund the construction and improvement of public infrastructure, it often turns to impact fees levied on new development, using the money to offset the cost of the services required by that development.

But what effect do the fees, which may be ultimately passed on to… more »

 
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