Kobach questions constitutionality of state zoning law


Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach is questioning the constitutionality of a state law that gives cities the power to control development just outside their boundaries.

In a recent opinion, Kobach suggested that a law allowing cities to impose land-use requirements in a 3-mile area outside their boundaries may violate the U.S. Constitution, further fueling a debate in the Legislature.

The attorney general says the law may be constitutionally flawed because people who live within that 3-mile zone . . .


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