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1

Planning commissions have authority over:
1. _____
2. _____
3. _____

Site plans
Subdivision plans
Signs
(I Sited a Sub with a Sign)

2

_____ is the study of soil types and the load-bearing capacity of the land.

Physiographic study

3

_____ is the study of local business activity.

Economic base analysis

4

_____ industries or businesses, also called export, are those whose payroll come from outside the community.

basic

5

_____ businesses hire and pay people locally with dollars earned from others living in the same area.

service

6

Residential zoning is based on _____.

density

7

______ from zoning are granted when the ordinance imposes undue hardship.

Variances

8

_____ from zoning are granted for the good of the public.

Special exemptions

9

A property that predates current zoning and does not conform is known as ______ use.

legally nonconforming

10

If a property's owner violates existing ordinances it is known as _____ use.

illegally nonconforming

11

_____ establish the standards under which buildings must be designed and constructed.

Building codes

12

A _____ is any development that substantially affects the health, safety, or welfare of the citizens of more than one county.

Developments of Regional Impact (DRI)

13

A _____ combines multiple different types of zoning.

PUD (Cluster zoning)

14

_____ allows zero lot lines.

PUD (Cluster zoning)

15

Zone _____ has the highest flood insurance rates.

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