Flashcards in Chapter 9: Land-Use regulations Deck (13)
An imposed restriction in a deed for the purpose of limiting the use of the land by future owners.
Neighbors or the original subdivider enforce deed restrictions through court actions.
1) Police Power
2) Eminent Domain
Is the power vested in a state to establish legislation to preserve order, protect the public health & safety and to promote the general welfare.
A comprehensive plan to guide the long-term physical development of a particular area.
Are laws of local government authorities that regulate and control the use of land and structures within designated districts (zones).
A use of a property that is permitted to continue after a zoning ordinance prohibiting it has been established for the area. "Grandfather"
Permission obtained from zoning authorities to build a structure or conduct a use that is expressly prohibited by current zoning laws. An exception from the zoning ordinances.
Certificate of Occupancy
Is a mineral once used as an insulation.
Older Asbestos fibers break down into tiny filaments and particles.
Is a radioactive gas produced by natural decay of other radioactive substances.