High Court To Weigh Payments For Land Permit Denials

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 4:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it would hear an appeal of a Florida Supreme Court ruling that government entities that deny private property owners development permits after failed negotiations over permit conditions are not required to pay compensation for the value of the property.

The high court on Friday granted review of seven cases as part of its upcoming term. One of those cases is Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management, an appeal of a November ruling by the Florida high court.

The Florida Supreme...
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