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Land Use Planning and Regulation Bodies

State, regional and local government planning offices, commissions or committees that are responsible for enacting legislation that provides a legal framework for land development throughout the jurisdiction; developing regional or local general and specific/area plans for land use within their regional or local area; developing zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations and other land use controls; holding hearings which ensure proper public input to planning and development decisions; and reviewing and ruling on requests for zoning alterations and other variances from established land development ordinances.

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