Definition of "Land use regulation"

Brian Blake, Associate Broker real estate agent

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Charles Rutenberg Realty

Various governmental restrictions and controls placed upon land use in a given jurisdictional area. Land use regulations include zoning and building ordinances, housing codes, and subdivision regulations. The objective of land use regulation is to determine density levels as well as commercial and residential development patterns. land use regulations consider environmental needs to be a pivotal issue in determining development patterns. These regulations add to the cost of land development.

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