Idaho Land Law

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Land Use Legislative Update

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We here at the Idaho Land Law blog have been following the Idaho State legislature this session for bills that potentially impact land use decisions.  Our goal is provide links to relevant bills being worked in the legislature.  Below is a sampling of current bills we are following.  During the remainder of this legislative session we will continue to provide legislative updates and at the end of the session provide a full update of all land use related bills enacted into law.  

HOUSE BILL 435

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H0435 by JUDICIARY, RULES, AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

 LOCAL LAND USE PLANNING - Amends existing law to provide for an infraction, to provide for an enforcement action, to provide that where property has been made nonconforming by the exercise of eminent domain it shall not be a violation and no penalty or compliance enforcement action shall result, to revise provisions relating to a governing board; and to provide for the application of law.

 01/30

Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing

SENATE BILL 1235

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S1235 by LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TAXATION COMMITTEE

PLATS - Amends existing law to revise procedures relating to the vacation of plats, public streets and public rights of way.

01/22 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
01/23 Reported Printed; referred to Local Government & Taxation
01/30 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading

SENATE BILL 1255

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S1255 by RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

 MINERAL RIGHTS - CONVEYANCE - Adds to existing law to provide that certain conveyances of mineral rights include rights to oil and gas, to provide that certain conveyances of mineral rights are presumed to include rights to oil and gas and to provide exceptions.

01/28 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
01/29 Reported Printed; referred to Resources & Environment

SENATE BILL 1234

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S1234 by LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TAXATION COMMITTEE

 ZONING - Amends existing law to provide that political subdivisions have the power to adopt regulations; to revise terminology; to remove provisions relating to the method of adopting zoning regulations; to remove a provision relating to zoning aviation hazard areas adjacent to an airport; to provide that public airports are essential community facilities; to provide for public airport facilities in the planning duties of a planning and zoning commission; to provide that notice of intent to amend a zoning plan shall be sent to the manager of a local airport; to provide that a study of aviation hazards may be required for a special use permit; to provide for notice and hearing in the transfer of development rights and to provide that aviation hazards shall be avoided in the transfer of development rights; and to provide for notice and hearing in the consideration of variance permits.

 01/22 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing


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