When drafting land use regulations, it’s also important to be aware of and balance basic rights and protections afforded by the Wisconsin and United States Constitution:
- First Amendment. The right to freedom of speech, assembly, and religion.
- Fifth Amendment. The right to just compensation for the taking of private property for public use.
- Tenth Amendment. The right of government to enact regulations protecting public health, safety, welfare and morals.
- Fourteenth Amendment. The right to due process and equal protection under the law if deprived of life, liberty or property.