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Taking of private property

Citizens for Constitutional Fairness v. Jackson County

The Ninth Circuit held that a 2007 voter-approved initiative that overturned a 2004 initiative giving property owners relief from development restrictions under Oregon land-use laws, or payment for the lost value of their land, did not...

Dodd v. Hood River County

The court holds that a state land use board decision precludes property owners from obtaining federal court relief of their takings claim under the U.S. Constitution. The landowners were prevented from building on their land due to an...

Dolan v. Tigard, City of

The court holds that the attachment to landowners' development permits of conditions that require landowners to dedicate portions of their property for public use is not a taking of property that violates the Fifth Amendment of the U.S...

Stevens v. Cannon Beach, City of

The court holds that the denial by an Oregon city and the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation (Department) of oceanfront property owners' permit application to construct a seawall in the dry sand area of their property does not...