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UNC School of Government

Making a Quasi-Judicial Decision

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USD 65

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This module reviews how local government boards make quasi-judicial decisions as part of their land development regulations. The concepts discussed include: the two key parts of a quasi-judicial decision – determining facts and applying standards, the requirement for impartial decision-makers, use of conditions on approvals, the role of prior decisions in setting precedents, the mechanics of making a decision, and requirements for the decision document.

Topics - Local and State Government

  • Planning and Development Regulation
  • Community and Economic Development

Who should attend

Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles Community and Economic Development Professionals Community Development Professionals Downtown Developers Economic Development Professionals Planning and Zoning Professionals Planners Zoners


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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