Land Use Law and Disability

Land Use Law and Disability

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This book argues that our communities need better planning in order to be safely and easily navigated by people with mobility impairment and to facilitate intergenerational aging in place. Although much has been written about the rights of people with disabilities, little has been said about the interplay between disability and land use regulation. This book undertakes to explain mobility impairment, as one type of disability, in terms of planning and zoning.... to another, who has responsibility for any potential ADA requirement to keep the sidewalk in good repair and clear of snow and ice? ... it is not unusual to come across people in wheelchairs and motorized mobility scooters traveling in the street because of the absence of ... In parts of the country that get frequent and heavy rainfall, one will often notice that water accumulates at the location of curb cuts.

Title:Land Use Law and Disability
Author:Robin Paul Malloy
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-10-27


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