There they go again. The latest brouhaha is over the so called huge mansions being built and property zoning to stop them. What those ding dong are ignoring are property rights and secondly government interference in a private property matter - because the government knows best.
It is very similar to eminent domain but the major difference is the taking of property WITHOUT just compensation.
Read this article for what is happening
Read this from Mises on a well done riposte written last year by Adam Summers of the Cal Lib writers bureau when the LA City Council voted to prohibit tearing down small homes and putting up large mansions.