Property Rights Case Before Supreme Court Tomorrow

Imagine yourself as the owner of a number of acres of land.  You decide that you want to develop 4 acres for commercial purposes.  Being the law abiding citizen you are, you apply to the county for the proper permits to allow you to develop your land. Then to your surprise, the counties water management district tells you that in order to obtain the permit, you must donate 11 acres of land for conservation purposes plus you must pay $150,000 that will be used for improvements on the water district’s Read more […]