NC Supreme Court Finds Substantial Interference with Property Rights Under the Map Act

In June, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued an opinion ruling in favor of property owners who challenged a state law that allows the North Carolina Department of Transportation to freeze development and improvements on land that may be used as a future highway.  The Court held that the law amounted to a “taking” and that property owners must be compensated for the restrictions placed on their land.

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Posted 07/26/16 in Legal Updates