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Azure Tide section 19
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The five classifications for zoning is Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, and Business Opportunity.
The Florida's Community Planning Act gave authority and responsibility for establishing and implementing the roles, processes, and powers of comprehensive planning to the state.
Concurrency allows new development even before public infrastructure is in place around the development site as long as a plan is in place.
A Buffer Zone is an area of land designed to separate different zoned areas such as industry from housing. It usually involves green space such as trees or a park.
U.S. Environmental Law requires that an Environmental Impact Statement be prepared describing the positive and negative environmental effects of a proposed action. The purpose of the Environmental Impact Statement is to look beyond the short term and to instead focus on the Long Term consequences of development.
Radon is a naturally occurring mineral fiber.
A certificate of occupancy is given once the building inspector determines that all standards for occupancy has been met.
Adjustment board is an administrative agency for hearing and deciding zoning appeals.
The purpose of city planning is to protect residential property.
The local government members of the planning commission are elected officials.
When is a variance issued?
When the zoning code causes an undue hardship to the property owner
Jones Montana once owned an industrial property that was later found to be contaminated with toxic waste. Which of the following statements is true?
What is a buffer zone?
Separates different land use areas
What does the Planning Commission have authority over?
Plat map approval
A developer has 100 acres of land. He wants to preserve 30% of the land for another project while selling the rest immediately as separate lots. If zoning requires the lots to be at least 31,500 square feet, how many lots can he sell?
Number of starting acres 100 x .70 land available for lots= 70; 70 acres x 43,560 sq ft per acre= 3,049,200 total sq ft available; 3,049,200 sq ft /31,500 sq ft per lot= 96.8 round to 96
What determines the flood insurance premium?
The relationship between the structure's elevation and the BFE (Base Flood Elevation).
Reenie had been operating a coffee shop out of her place for years. When zoning changed disallowing anything but residential property in the area, Reenie was allowed to continue running her coffee shop under which provision?
Legally nonconforming use
Which statement is false regarding the Planning Commission?
Requires expert knowledge to participate in the planning commission due to the extensiveness of the comprehensive plan
City planners strive to reach all of the following goals except which one?
Savings of tax money by encouraging sprawl
The regulation of the details of structures for minimum standards for safety, health, and general welfare falls under:
The purpose of a Planned Unit Development (PUD) includes all of the following except which one?
Clustered development encouraging elimination of agricultural land
Knowing that asbestos can be dangerous to one's health, what would be the best course of action if you encounter a building with asbestos materials while practicing real estate?
It should be encapsulated.
Which policy allows businesses, trades, and individuals to operate with very little interference from the government?
The basic provisions of the national flood insurance program include all of the following except what?
Development of standards that obstruct the natural flow of flood waters
Which statement is incorrect regarding insulation R-value?
The higher the R-value, the lower the insulating effectiveness.
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