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1

Zoning ordinances generally control all of the following three ...

1. placement of a building upon the lot.
2. use of the property.
3. height restriction of building to be placed upon the lot.

2

The enforcement of the laws setting standards for construction methods and materials is accomplished by way of

the building permit system

3

__________ divides a community into areas that are set aside for specific uses.

Zoning

4

The federal and state government's power to take private property for public use is known as:

eminent domain.

5

One of the basic goals to land use planning is:

controlling population density.

6

The real property tax year in California is:

July 1 to June 30.

7

Previously established uses that are permitted to continue after a zoning change prohibits the use in the newly rezoned area is known as a:

nonconforming use.

8

n California, a zoning variance to allow commercial use in a residential zoned area can be granted by:
the local zoning authority.
the local building inspectors.
the local planning commission. None of the above

None of the above

9

Under the Subdivision Map Act, a subdivision with two to four lots, condominiums, and cooperatives file a __________ instead of tentative and final maps.

parcel map

10

The comprehensive long-term proposal of property development in California is called:

the general plan

11

The government's power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and general welfare is called:

police power.

12

A form of ownership wherein several buyers purchase undivided interests in real property with a right to use that property for a specific period is called a:

timeshare.

13

A subdivision that includes single-family residential lots that are separately owned as well as areas owned in common and reserved for the use of some or all of the individual owners is called:

a planned development.

14


Generally, schools, hospitals and churches are issued __________ by the zoning authority.

conditional use permits

15

Real property taxes in California become a lien on:

January 1.

16

The Subdivided Lands Law applies to most subdivisions with __________ parcels.

five or more

17

The tax levied on each sale of real property in California is called:

a documentary transfer tax.

18

A final subdivision public report is issued by the:

Real Estate Commissioner.

19

The California law governing environmental quality is commonly referred to as:

CEQA.

20

Laws setting the standards for construction methods and materials are contained within the:

building codes.