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12-764.Same; development rights, vesting of. (a) For development rights vested prior to July 1, 2009:

(1) For the purpose of single-family residential developments, development rights in such land use shall vest upon recording of a plat of such land. If construction is not commenced on such land within five years of recording a plat, the development rights in such shall expire.

(2) For all purposes other than single-family developments, the right to use land for a particular purpose shall vest upon the issuance of all permits required for such use by a city or county and construction has begun and substantial amounts of work have been completed under a validly issued permit.

(3) The governing body may provide in zoning regulations for earlier vesting of development rights, however, vesting shall occur in the same manner for all uses of land within a land-use classification under the adopted zoning regulations.

(b) For development rights vested on and after July 1, 2009:

(1) For the purpose of residential developments, development rights in such land use shall vest upon recording of a plat of such land. If construction is not commenced on such land within 10 years of recording a plat, the development rights in such shall expire. For purposes of this section, residential developments may include single family housing; multiple family housing such as apartments, duplexes, townhomes and similar configurations; condominiums; and manufactured and modular homes.

(2) For all purposes other than residential developments, the right to use land for a particular purpose shall vest upon the issuance of all permits required for such use by a city or county and construction has begun and substantial amounts of work have been completed. If substantial amounts of the work have not been completed within 10 years of the issuance of such permits, the development rights shall expire.

(3) The governing body may provide in zoning regulations for earlier vesting of development rights, however, vesting shall occur in the same manner for all uses of land within a land-use classification under the adopted zoning regulations.

History: L. 1991, ch. 56, § 21; L. 2009, ch. 84, § 1; July 1.



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