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1

Deed Restrictions

An imposed restriction in a deed for the purpose of limiting the use of the land by future owners.

2

Enforcement

Neighbors or the original subdivider enforce deed restrictions through court actions.

3

Government Powers

P.E.T.E
1) Police Power
2) Eminent Domain
3) Taxation
4) Escheat

4

Police Power

Is the power vested in a state to establish legislation to preserve order, protect the public health & safety and to promote the general welfare.

5

Master Plan

A comprehensive plan to guide the long-term physical development of a particular area.

6

Zoning Ordinance

Are laws of local government authorities that regulate and control the use of land and structures within designated districts (zones).

7

Non-conforming Use

A use of a property that is permitted to continue after a zoning ordinance prohibiting it has been established for the area. "Grandfather"

8

Variance

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.

9

CO

Certificate of Occupancy

10

Asbestos

Is a mineral once used as an insulation.

11

Friable

Older Asbestos fibers break down into tiny filaments and particles.

12

Radon

Is a radioactive gas produced by natural decay of other radioactive substances.

13

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation,and Liability Act. Established a fund of $9 Billion called a Super Fund.