Title 17 Chapter 27a Section 504

Counties
County Land Use, Development, and Management Act
Section 504
Temporary land use regulations.

            

17-27a-504.   Temporary land use regulations.

            (1) (a) A county legislative body may, without prior consideration of or recommendation from the planning commission, enact an ordinance establishing a temporary land use regulation for any part or all of the area within the county if:

            (i) the legislative body makes a finding of compelling, countervailing public interest; or

            (ii) the area is unregulated.

            (b) A temporary land use regulation under Subsection (1)(a) may prohibit or regulate the erection, construction, reconstruction, or alteration of any building or structure or any subdivision approval.

            (c) A temporary land use regulation under Subsection (1)(a) may not impose an impact fee or other financial requirement on building or development.

            (2) The legislative body shall establish a period of limited effect for the ordinance not to exceed six months.

            (3) (a) A legislative body may, without prior planning commission consideration or recommendation, enact an ordinance establishing a temporary land use regulation prohibiting construction, subdivision approval, and other development activities within an area that is the subject of an Environmental Impact Statement or a Major Investment Study examining the area as a proposed highway or transportation corridor.

            (b) A regulation under Subsection (3)(a):

            (i) may not exceed six months in duration;

            (ii) may be renewed, if requested by the Transportation Commission created under Section 72-1-301, for up to two additional six-month periods by ordinance enacted before the expiration of the previous regulation; and

            (iii) notwithstanding Subsections (3)(b)(i) and (ii), is effective only as long as the Environmental Impact Statement or Major Investment Study is in progress.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 254, 2005 General Session