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Subchapter 003 : Use and Development Plans(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6042)
§ 6042. Capability and Development Plan
The Board shall adopt a Capability and Development Plan consistent with the Interim Land Capability Plan that shall be made with the general purpose of guiding and accomplishing a coordinated, efficient, and economic development of the State, which will, in accordance with present and future needs and resources, best promote the health, safety, order, convenience, prosperity, and welfare of the inhabitants, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development, including such distribution of population and of the uses of the land for urbanization, trade, industry, habitation, recreation, agriculture, forestry, and other uses as will tend to create conditions favorable to transportation, health, safety, civic activities, and educational and cultural opportunities, reduce the wastes of financial and human resources that result from either excessive congestion or excessive scattering of population and tend toward an efficient and economic utilization of drainage, sanitary, and other facilities and resources and the conservation and production of the supply of food, water, and minerals. In addition, the plan may accomplish the purposes set forth in 24 V.S.A. § 4302. (Added 1969, No. 250 (Adj. Sess.), § 19, eff. April 4, 1970.)