??Chet said:Interesting. *disclaimer I'm not an attorney*
If they didnt receive notice they have a case, but not as a taking -- rather as a violation of their due process rights.
It varies state to state, but point being if the city messed up the process, it may be reviewed in certiorari and remanded.donk said:In our system there is no requirement for the notification of each individual property owner. By doing the required advertising and public meetings we are deemed to have notified all interested parties.
[rant]Cullen said:Maybe there could be some sort of procedure where the land owners have a say and agree to the zoning change, or at least where the change is explained to them and it is explained that the value of their property could rise or fall significantly.