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This type of zoning, named after a 1926 Supreme Court case, is called _____, focuses on ______, and favors this type of land use.
Euclidean zoning and focuses on separation of uses SFH
Late 20th century planning movement focusing on environmental sustainability and accessibility
These are two early 20th century planning movements, both involving the "greening" of places...
...one focused on suburban development...
...and the other re-forming cities.
In the 1950s and 1960s, neighborhoods in central cities were altered or destroyed due to this movement which sought to remake cities...
the building of these facilities enabled flight to suburbs.
A pyramid is often used to describe
this classical, original form of zoning.
This concept is the legal basis for
the authority of planning regulations.
This doctrine holds that since the Federal Government does not exercise power over local land use planning, by default that power goes to the states
Make legislative decisions
Makes Non-discretionary Decisions
Makes Quasi-judicial Decisions
Types of border changes that the LAFCO is responsible for
Sphere of influence
Not harm county financially
Efficient public services
Stop competition between cities
two goals LAFCO considers when making those decisions
A city's RHNA number specifies this...
New housing supply needed covered in the housing element
The requirement for agreement
between a city's zoning code and
general plan is called this...
Lot Line Adjustment
Changing the boundaries of an existing parcel is done through this process
new idea of form-based codes differs from traditional Euclidean Zoning codes.
Concerned primarily with form
Address public space
Parking standards can typically be found in this document, and specify this.
Zoning ordinance and specifies minimum number of parking spaces allowed
Traditional Parcel Scale
Formed Based Codes
More recent parcel scale
Traditional Neighborhood Scale
Is the most recent neighborhood scale
When a proposed project does not conform to zoning, that project can still be implemented and be built with one of these three approvals which work in these ways.
Conditional Use Permit
Codes, Covenants, and Restrictions, or CC&Rs, are extra restrictions beyond general plans and zoning codes that are tied to these legal documents and enforced by these groups.
Deeds and are enforced by Home Ownership Association (HOA's)
The court case Friends of Mammoth vs. the Mono County Board of Supervisors (1972) established these as "projects" under CEQA.
Private projects requiring public discretionary approval
Antiquated subdivision map
The finding of these old documents about properties can have this impact on land value
When an EIR identifies significant environmental effects, these are four decisions that can be made, two of them rare and two more common
Deny project (Rare)
Approve Envir. Superior Alternative (Rare)
Mixed - Uses
Exclusionary zoning, which prohibits this kind of land use, can contribute to sprawl
To counter sprawl, some cities use this type of zoning amendment to increase density or mix of uses
Purpose of CEQA
To develop and maintain high quality environment now and the future.
Functions of CEQA
primarily informational - a "full disclosure" law
Foster interagency coordination of and public participation in project review
Inform decision makers and the public about significant environmental effects
Mitigate or avoid environmental damage to the extent feasible
Who does CEQA apply to?
It applies to any "project" - activities that require discretionary review and have potential to impact the environment.
Like who does it apply to?
Adoption of general plan, zoning ordinance, other plans and policies
Approval of projects (public or private) and issuance of development permits
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