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CATEGORY:  PLANNING AND ZONING (17)   [ Total entries: 11 ]


LG-17-001 | Planning Studies and Reports

Description:  Studies and reports completed by outside consultants and/or city planners.

Retention:  10 years after superseded

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-002 | Prisoner Subsidy Programs, Public Works Projects

Description:  Financial records documenting the employment of prisoners on public works projects.

Retention:  3 years

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-003 | Residential Blueprints

Description:  Residential construction plans and specifications submitted by developers and builders as part of the permit process.

Retention:  10 years

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-004 | Tall Structure

Description:  Records documenting the construction of cell towers.

Retention:  20 years after dismantled

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-005 | Vacant Property Registration

Description:  Records documenting properties that have not been lawfully inhabited and show no evidence of habitation, as to comply with state/local government vacant property statutes.

Retention:  2 years after superseded

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-006 | Zoning Board Appeals

Description:  Appeals of decisions of the Planning and Zoning Department

Retention:  5 years

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-007 | Zoning Change Requests

Description:  Requests from property owners for changes in the zoning of their property.

Retention:  5 years

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-008 | Zoning Litigation Files

Description:  Records documenting the review, evaluation, and decision in rezoning court suits.

Retention:  6 years after litigation is complete

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-009 | Zoning Ordinances

Description:  Records establishing property usage for commercial, residential, or agricultural purposes.

Retention:  Permanent

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-011 | Zoning Responses

Description:  Response from the county health department on the review of land development and zoning variance requests.

Retention:  5 years

Updated:  October 20, 2016


LG-17-010 | Zoning Variance Applications

Description:  Applications for an exception to a zoning regulations

Retention:  Permanent

Updated:  October 20, 2016


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