Flashcards in Chapter 20 Land Use Controls and Development Deck (30)
used to protect public health and well being.
delegate t counties and local municipalities the authority to enact ordinances in keeping with general laws.
is used as a guide that tries to anticipate changing needs of local gov'ts municipalities, and counties to establish development goals.
determining how much land may be proposed for residence, industry, business, agriculture, traffic, and transit facilities, utilities, community facilities, parks and rec facilities, floodplains, and areas of special hazards.
of present and anticipated residents.
roads, sidewalks, public trans bikeway systems
librarys, schools, hospitals, rec facilities, police and fire stations, waste disposal
to reduce energy consumption and promote the use of renewable energy sources
drafts the plan for a community
implement the comprehensive plan and regulate and control the use of land and structures within designated land-use districts, in part by separating conflicting land uses.
PUD planned unit development
where land is set aside for mixed-use purposes, such as residential, commercial, and public areas.
ease the transition between areas of use. typically a strip of land separating land dedicated to one use from land dedicated to another use.
to control density and avoid overcrowding by imposing setbacks, building heights, and percentage of open areas
specifies certain types of architecture for new buildings
ensures that certain uses are incorporated into developments, such as requiring the street floor of an office building to house retail establishments.
written govt permission for the construction, alteration, or demolition or an improvement showing compliance with building codes and zoning ordinances.
when a lot or improvement does not conform to the zoning use because it existed before the enactment or amendment of the zoning ordinance
conditional use permit
allows a nonconforming but related land use.
granted to a property owner to allow a special use of property that is defined as an allowable conditional use within that zone.
to allow a use that does not meet current zoning requirements.
will provide relief if a zoning regulation deprives an owner of the reasonable use of the property.
set many requirements for such things as materials and standards of workmanship, sanitary equipment, electrical wiring, and fire prevention.
COO Certificate of Occupancy
once the completed structure has been inspected and found satisfactory, the building official will issue this certificate
segments land into parcels
constructs improvements on subdivided land
charges made in advance (uses to protect local tax payers) to cover anticipated expenses involving off-site capital improvements such as expanding water and sewer facilities.
a detailed map illustrating the geographic boundaries of individual lots.
restrict the average maximum number of houses per acre that may be built within a particular subdivision.
the average number of units in the development stays at or below the maximum density allowed.
limitations to the use of property imposed by a past owner of the current owner by inclusion in the deed to the property and are binding on future grantees.
are private rules set up by the developer that establish standards for all parcels within the defined subdivision or PUD