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1

Real property taxes in California become a lien on

January 1

2

The subdivided lands law applies to most subdivisions with ____ parcels

five or more

3

A final subdivision public report is issued by the

real estate commissioner

4

The real property tax year in California is

july 1 to june 30

5

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

eminent domain

6

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

police power

7

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

the building permit system

8

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

a documentary transfer tax

9

In California, a zoning variance to allow commercial use in a residential zoned area can be granted by:

  • the local planning commission
  • the local building inspectors
  • the local zoning authority
  • none of the above

none of the above

10

zoning ordinances generally control all of the following, except:

  • -placement of a building upon the lot
  • -height restriction of building to be placed upon the lot
  • -minimum value of property to be placed upon the lot
  • -use of property

Except: minimum value of property to be placed upon the lot

11

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

conditional use permits

12

One of the basic goals to land use planning is

controlling population density

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

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

15

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

16

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

zoning

17

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

18

The California law governing environmental quality is commonly referred to as

CEQA

19

laws setting the standards for construction methods and materials are contained within the

building codes

20

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

the general plan