Course Tag: Planning Commission


Land Use Authority

A land use authority is a person, group, or agency designated by the municipality to execute land-use regulations. Every municipality has one or more land use authorities. Land use authorities commonly include the Planning Commission, the City/Town Council, or other elected officials. 

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Annexation: Policy Plans + Municipal Process

Annexation is the formal process of incorporating additional property, previously part of an unincorporated county, into a municipality’s jurisdictional boundaries. The incorporation of this property into the existing municipality makes the new territory subject to the municipality’s various plans, codes, and ordinances.

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