PROPOSITION 207. PROPOSITION 207 Arizona Planning Association. Proposition 207 Language Proposition 207 Supporters Community Impacts Please vote by mail or early ballot. PROPOSITION 207 Arizona Planning Association. What is Proposition 207?
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Proposition 207 Language
Proposition 207 Supporters
Please vote by mail or early ballot
What is Proposition 207?
Regulatory Takings- When a government deprives
a person of the use of property by the application of
regulations without compensating the owner.
Eminent Domain- Fifth Amendment allows for
the taking of private property for a public use
so long as just compensation is paid.
Property can only be physically taken for
Courts will no longer be able to weigh public benefits
against private controls in determining a public use in
slum and blight areas.
Proposition 207 will limit future economic
redevelopment opportunities and require the public to
endure blight conditions.
“if the existing rights to use, divide, sell or possess property are reduced by the enactment or applicability of any land use law and such action reduces the fair market value of the property the owner is entitled to just compensation from this state or political subdivision that enacted the land use law”
"land use law" means any statute, rule, ordinance, resolution or law enacted by this state or a political subdivision of this state that regulates the use or division of land or any interest in land or that regulates accepted farming or forestry practices.
Health and safety
Enacted before Proposition 207
Limit or prohibit housing sex offenders, selling illegal
drugs, liquor control, or adult oriented businesses
Do not directly regulate an owner’s land
New York Real Estate
Developer- Howie Rich
has provided funding to
Americans for Limited
Government and the Fund for
Democracy to pay for the
western property rights initiatives.
PROVIDED OVER $1 MILLION IN ARIZONA ALONE
Fund for Democracy
Freeze development standards;
Regulation becomes a one-way ratchet where taxpayers can decrease regulations but can never increase regulations without paying;
Limit local control over development approvals;
No on Prop 207
Modifications and updates to General Plans;
Future land use protections for military installations;
Preservation of historic buildings;
Neighborhood-developed area plans;
Building design standards; and
Modification to other regulations that impact land use
such as water, sewer, drainage or transportation.
Enactment of future property maintenance
Cost taxpayers millions in potential takings claims
Hurt the economy;
Remove funding for other government services
(such as Police and Fire);
Eliminate an important economic development
Communities not able to remediateblight conditions;
Limits local control over land use decisions;
Create a new regulatory bureaucracy.
PROPOSITION 207Arizona Planning Association
No on Prop 207
Anti-government groups are using the political capital of property rights groups and recent eminent domain controversies to slip through laws which will ELIMINATE LOCAL land use INPUT-
NO ON PROP 207