Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Including Steep Slopes as Buildable

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Conservation
Bill Year: 
2013
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would provide for the addition of certain definitions relative to "slope of land," and other terms within the chapters of the general laws relating to zoning and subdivision of land. Notably, slope of land shall not be excluded from the calculation of the buildable lot area or the minimum lot size, or in the calculation of the number of buildable lots or units.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Oppose
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Agenda