Clarifying the Influence of Dillon’s Rule on Growth Management

April 25, 2003

Drawing from the best available legal literature and case law, this powerpoint by Robert Puentes examines the definition and use of both Dillon’s Rule and home rule and, for the first time, categorizes all 50 states by their overall interpretation of the state and local relationship. After that, the discussion probes common misperceptions about the two rules, and seeks to dispel them.

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