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Purpose of Zoning
Prevent urban sprawl and over development
and attract new industries, more retail outlets or larger tax bas
Segregating incompatible uses (industrial, office, retail, housing, et
Regulate the density, location, size and type of buildings
Maintain the character of a community (historic districts)
All of them
Building code is an _______ that specifies the __________of construction for buildings to protect public safety and health.
The purpose of building codes is to protect the _________, ____________ and ___________ of the occupants
quality of life
Zoning codes are enforced by municipal and local government
Which of the following is a model building code?
______ regulates lot sizes, setbacks, Floor area ratio, building height limitations and land use
Select all that apply. When do building codes apply?
Renovation / Alteration
Change of occupancy
Sale of building
Every three years
A local government cannot choose to adopt a model building code as their own. They have to write their own code.
The ______ regulates the construction of 1 and 2 family dwellings and town homes that are not more than three stories high
Zoning maintains the historic character of a community by
limiting the demolition of existing historic buildings
requiring additions to historic buildings meet approval
limiting types and sales of new construction
maintaining historic setbacks and streetscapes
All of the above
Zoning regulates the minimum lot sizes, setbacks, height limitations, floor area ratio and types of buildings of a property to address _________
segregate land uses