Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council

ELR Citation: ELR 21104
No(s). 91-453 (U.S. Jun 29, 1992)

The Court rules that a South Carolina beachfront regulation that prohibits construction seaward of a setback line cannot be sustained without paying just compensation for a developer's lost use of two vacant beachfront lots. The developer bought the lots, located on a South Carolina barrier island, ...