HSCA requests review of the Special Permit process

From Hawaii Sustainable Community Alliance SPACE and Belly Acres are facing challenges to their special use permits.  They are test cases for other groups wanting to do the same.  Their success is vital for setting a precedent for others of us to use this legal process, in order to use our . . . → Read More: HSCA requests review of the Special Permit process

Legality of the Complaint Driven Process of Building and Land Usage Inspections

The Complaint Driven Process of Building and Land Usage Inspections Are these processes or action themselves illegal (under County, State or Federal constitution and/or other applicable laws relating to due process and similar)? Points are: * No criteria or process at county level for determining validity of complaint. Might the county . . . → Read More: Legality of the Complaint Driven Process of Building and Land Usage Inspections

YouTube video on Sustainable Communities

Aloha, l just watched this very comprehensive YouTube video on Sustainable Communities presented by Dr. Kelly Cain to the Saulk County, Wisconsin,  Comprehensive Plan Steering group. It has lots of very valuable data that would benefit our cause as well as all Hawaii County sustainability initiatives. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=of1ThHkhx74> aloha Graham

Sonoma County California – Limited Density Owner Built Rural Dwellings

Sonoma County, California, Code of Ordinances >> CHAPTER 7A – REGULATIONS FOR LIMITED DENSITY OWNER-BUILT RURAL DWELLINGS >> Sec. 7A-1. – Title. This section shall be known and may be cited as the Regulations for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings. (Ord. No. 2875.). Sec. 7A-2. – Purpose. The purpose of this . . . → Read More: Sonoma County California – Limited Density Owner Built Rural Dwellings

Nevada County Pilot Legislation – 2006

Nevada County 2006 pilot – PDF File

Mendocino County Regulations -2010

Sec. 18.23.010 Authority. This chapter is adopted in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety Code Section 17958.2. (Ord. No. 3343, adopted 1981.) Sec. 18.23.020 Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to provide minimum requirements for the protection of life, limb, health, property, safety, and welfare of the general . . . → Read More: Mendocino County Regulations -2010

Humboldt County – Owner Built Rural Dwelling Regulations

Humboldt County – Owner Rural Dwelling Regulations – PDF file

Cochise County, Arizona – Zoning Amendment -2011

Planning and Zoning Amendment to the Cochise County Building Safety Code for Owner-Built Rural Residential Dwellings: Section 1- Purpose and Intent. The purpose of this amendment is to exempt a Rural Residential Owner-Builder that is located in RU, SM and SR zoning districts and has a parcel that is four acres . . . → Read More: Cochise County, Arizona – Zoning Amendment -2011

Mendocino County Waiver Form

Class_K_Waiver

Butte County, California – Regulations for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings

Butte County, California, Code of Ordinances >> Chapter 26 – BUILDINGS* >> Article VI. – Regulations for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings >> 26-60 – Authority. This Article is adopted in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety Code Sections 17958, 17958.2, 17958.5, 17958.7, and Article 8, Subchapter 1, Chapter . . . → Read More: Butte County, California – Regulations for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings