It depends where you are. There are many places out there where property rights are still king, and triumph over any "government intrustion."gkmo62u wrote:
I think the pendulum has swung too far way from the rights of the property owner.
Even at a scale as small as NH, where I live and work....the northern part is still no zoning, let the market rule for the most part, while the southern tier struggles with growth management, sprawl, and keeping up with infrastructure to support the growth we're experiencing.
I definitely think you can find both ends of the property rights spectrum in many places all over the country. The great planner answer applies here, like it does in almost every situation...."It depends..."