In recent years, a debate has sharpened in Virginia concerning the limits of public power over private property and the determination of which arm of the government will exercise the public's power in land use matters. This debate has continued into 1990 and 1991.
Woodrow W. Turner Jr. & Mark R. Herring,
Annual Survey of Virginia Law: Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Law,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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