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Land Use Laws, Regulations & Zoning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following requires the federal government to consider the environmental impact of its projects?

Question 2 2. Kenneth's neighbor, Paul, has a legal right to cross over Kenneth's property to reach a public street, and Kenneth has no legal right to stop this use. What type of restriction is imposed on Kenneth?

Question 3 3. How many codes can one parcel of land have for zoning?

Question 4 4. What do you call a report issued pursuant to NEPA on a proposed project?

Question 5 5. When may a city assert police power to enact land use ordinances?

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Question 6 6. What types of codes are not used in land zoning?

Question 7 7. What do you call the process undertaken pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act concerning assessment of a proposed project involving a property listed on the National Register of Historic Places?

Question 8 8. A ____ is enforced under principles of law, while a ____ is enforced only under principles of equity.

Question 9 9. Which of the following organizations has developed a set of international building code standards adopted by many states and local governments in the United States?

Question 10 10. A mortgage that requires a borrower to maintain his property a certain way is a restriction imposed by who?

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Question 11 11. A building code typically addresses which of the following?

Question 12 12. What type of zoning would be most appropriate for a mall or a group of stores?

Question 13 13. What do you call divisions of land that have their own zoning?

Question 14 14. What is a rule or regulation passed by a local government, such as a city, called?

Question 15 15. Which of the following may impose liability for clean up of real estate contaminated by toxic substances?

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Question 16 16. What do we call the general power of government to enact laws and regulations that limits personal conduct and property rights for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the general public?

Question 17 17. Which of the following establishes a National Register of Historic Places?

Question 18 18. Which one of the following is not a land use regulation enacted pursuant to the police power?

Question 19 19. Your neighbor decides to start raising pigs in his suburban yard, and it's stinking up your yard and making it impossible to enjoy it. There are no restrictive covenants or equitable servitudes that apply. What's your best shot to make the neighbor stop if he won't do so voluntarily utilizing a private method?

Question 20 20. Why is land use zoning so important?

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Question 21 21. A house flipper is renovating a kitchen in a city that has adopted the ICC model codes. Which building code is the flipper most concerned about for his kitchen renovation?

Question 22 22. A deed granting a ____ means the property may revert back to the grantor of the deed should a condition not be met by the grantee of the deed.

Question 23 23. A(n) ____ is a law or regulation enacted by a municipality.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is issued by a local government indicating that a building is fit for human occupation?

Question 25 25. Which of the follow governmental entities has inherent police power in the United States?

Land Use Laws, Regulations & Zoning Chapter Exam Instructions

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