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RLUIPA Case Study: City Walk Urban Mission

How one religious organization successfully navigated zoning codes.

A zoning board sought to shut down City Walk Urban Mission in Tallahassee, Florida, through the enforcement of zoning code. This video case study shows how Pastor Renee Miller, the executive director of City Walk, worked with attorney Noel Sterett to successfully navigate the issue and continue the ministry’s work in Tallahassee.

Church Law & Tax members can watch the full Religious Land Use & the Church: Virtual Roundtable series, which includes an insightful discussion with leading attorneys, a companion PDF guide, and another video case study featuring a church that faced government challenges to a property it planned to purchase.

Matthew Branaugh is editor of content and business development for Church Law & Tax at Christianity Today. He earned his juris doctor (JD) with honors from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

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  • September 23, 2021

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