Joseph P. Tomain is the acting dean and professor of law at the University of Cincinnati, College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also a member of a working group of Ohio planners that drafted a model ordinance for local land use.
Land use mediation for planners
Article first published online: 11 SEP 2007
Copyright © 1989 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., A Wiley Company
Volume 7, Issue 2, pages 163–173, Winter 1989
How to Cite
Tomain, J. P. (1989), Land use mediation for planners. Mediation Quarterly, 7: 163–173. doi: 10.1002/crq.3900070208
- Issue published online: 11 SEP 2007
- Article first published online: 11 SEP 2007
Mediation provides an alternative to litigation for land use disputes. Each of the actors in a land use dispute—developers, municipalities, and interested and affected citizens—has interests of varying intensity. Mediation has an advantage over litigation for resolving land use disputes because it is more efficient.