UNC School of Government

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On demand
USD 65


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About the course

This module will start by clarifying key terms and concepts, such as defining a group home, and look at why state and federal law have special protections for group homes. Second, the module will review specific provisions in North Carolina law that limit land use regulations of group homes. Finally, we’ll take a look at provisions in federal law that impact land use regulations applied to homes serving persons with disabilities.

You can also purchase yearly access to the full library of online training modules on planning and zoning at a discounted rate.

Topics - Local and State Government

  • Planning and Development Regulation

Who should attend

Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles Planning and Zoning Professionals

Trust the experts

David Owens

David Owens joined the Institute of Government in 1989. Prior to that, he was an attorney and senior planner for the Wisconsin State Planning Office and spent 10 years with the NC Division of Coastal Management. His publications include numerous books and articles on zoning law, including the bas...


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