(1)(a) A county legislative body may, without prior consideration of or recommendation
from the planning commission, enact an ordinance establishing a temporary land use
regulation for any part or all of the area within the county if:
(i) the legislative body makes a finding of compelling, countervailing public interest;
(ii) the area is unregulated.
(b) A temporary land use regulation under Subsection (1)(a) may prohibit or regulate
the erection, construction, reconstruction, or alteration of any building or structure
or any subdivision approval.
(c) A temporary land use regulation under Subsection (1)(a) may not impose an impact
fee or other financial requirement on building or development.
(2) The legislative body shall establish a period of limited effect for the ordinance
not to exceed six months.
(3)(a) A legislative body may, without prior planning commission consideration or
recommendation, enact an ordinance establishing a temporary land use regulation prohibiting
construction, subdivision approval, and other development activities within an area
that is the subject of an Environmental Impact Statement or a Major Investment Study
examining the area as a proposed highway or transportation corridor.
(b) A regulation under Subsection (3)(a):
(i) may not exceed six months in duration;
(ii) may be renewed, if requested by the Transportation Commission created under Section 72-1-301, for up to two additional six-month periods by ordinance enacted before the expiration
of the previous regulation; and
(iii) notwithstanding Subsections (3)(b)(i) and (ii), is effective only as long as
the Environmental Impact Statement or Major Investment Study is in progress.
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