RELIGIOUS LAND USE, ZONING & RLUIPA BLOG
Churches and other religious institutions are protected from discrimination by municipalities and other local government bodies by the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. It’s the land use act better known as RLUIPA.
Dalton & Tomich’s land law blog is a comprehensive resource for religious groups that are looking to expand their presence in the community. You’ll find the latest information on changes to land use acts, new zoning laws, pivotal cases and insights from experienced legal professionals that have helped protect the rights of religious organizations.
Land Use Information From the Experienced Attorneys
This land law blog is curated by national leaders in religious land use and zoning law. It highlights RLUIPA case studies, descriptions of different land use acts and commentary on related news. It’s a resource for church, synagogue, mosque and temple leaders that plan to expand their houses of worship.
Local Issues on a National Level
We help congregations throughout the country by providing explanations of how components of the RLUIPA law apply on a local level. Land use meanings and regulations can vary from state to state, but federal laws apply across the U.S. The Dalton & Tomich legal team consults on cases around the country to bring you local insights on a national level.
Current Events and Timeless Constitutional Rights
The information found on our blog covers current events that are happening now and how they impact the constitutional rights of religious groups.
Fulton v. City of Philadelphia reflects rising trend of cities restricting faith-based organizations from serving their communities
“In some cases, zoning and land use restrictions are choking […]Read More
In certain parts of the country, like California, large religious […]Read More
Florida Church Secures Right to Operate Religious Transition Homes and $160,000 in Settlement with Wakulla County
Today, a federal court in Tallahassee, Fla., entered a final […]Read More
Today, Dalton & Tomich client A Hand of Hope Pregnancy […]Read More
A 2019 report ranked Illinois as the seventh most religiously […]Read More
Court order allows City Walk to continue transition home ministry […]Read More
This morning the United States Supreme Court reaffirmed that it […]Read More
ABOUT DALTON & TOMICH, PLC
This RLUIPA blog is published by one of the most experienced religious land use legal teams in the United States. The attorneys at Dalton & Tomich have served as legal representatives and expert consultants on some of the most high-profile land use cases in the country. Our work has brought us coast-to-coast as we work to help religious organizations preserve their right to use the land they own.
On the Dalton & Tomich, PLC land law blog you can also find company updates. Meet the latest members of our team and read about the outcomes of our most recent cases. It’s a great way to get to know the people behind the legal process.