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     76-3-501. Local subdivision regulations. The governing body of every county, city, and town shall adopt and provide for the enforcement and administration of subdivision regulations reasonably providing for:
     (1) the orderly development of their jurisdictional areas;
     (2) the coordination of roads within subdivided land with other roads, both existing and planned;
     (3) the dedication of land for roadways and for public utility easements;
     (4) the improvement of roads;
     (5) the provision of adequate open spaces for travel, light, air, and recreation;
     (6) the provision of adequate transportation, water, and drainage;
     (7) subject to the provisions of 76-3-511, the regulation of sanitary facilities;
     (8) the avoidance or minimization of congestion; and
     (9) the avoidance of subdivisions that would involve unnecessary environmental degradation and danger of injury to health, safety, or welfare by reason of natural hazard, including but not limited to fire and wildland fire, or the lack of water, drainage, access, transportation, or other public services or that would necessitate an excessive expenditure of public funds for the supply of the services.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 500, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 334, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 20, Ch. 213, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 11-3863(part); amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 378, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 471, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 298, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 443, L. 2007.

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