LUDMA

What is LUDMA?

LUDMA is the Land Use Management & Development Act, It is the law for land use. All Cities, Towns, & Counties Need to know and follow it. 

 

 

It is imparitive for communities to ensure their Development codes are LUDMA compliant. CPDO can assist you with getting and remaining compliant with LUDMA. Contact Tayler.Jensen@CacheCounty.org for an assessment of your code, and for assistance coming into compliance. Some frequently referenced sections are highlighted below:

 

     

 10-9a-302

Planning Commission Powers and Duties

Planning Commissions are given power to make recommendations to the Legislative Body on General Plans, and Land Use Regulations & other power granted to it by City Council

 

10-9a-306

Plain Language

Need to use plain language, anything that isn't specifically prohibited is allowed

 

 

 10-9a-505.5

  Single Family Designation May not restrict Single Family Units to under 4 non-related individuals

 10-9a-506

 Regulating Annexed Territory

Annexed property must be rezoned at time of annexation (or it will be deemed compatible with surrounding land uses)

 

 10-9a-507

 Conditional Uses

As ADMINISTRATIVE Decisions Conditional Uses shall be approved if reasonable conditions can be imposed to mitgate reasonably anticipated detrimental effects of a proposal

 

 10-9a-516

 Group Homes

Group homes are protected classes, may only be regulated as allowed by the Utah Fair housing Act, The Fair Housing Amendments Act, and the Rehabilitation act of 1973

 

 10-9a-702

 Variances  An appeal authority may only grant a variance if it is found to comply with all five criteria outlined in 10-9a-702 of Utah State Code