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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5581

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 2107

 

*02107_______ENV*

Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 8-2f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2016):

Any zoning regulations adopted pursuant to section 8-2 concerning development rights [shall] may authorize the transfer of the development rights to land [only] upon joint application of the transferor and transferee and the transfer of the development rights to land within or between zoning districts designated in the zoning ordinance.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2016

8-2f

Statement of Purpose:

To authorize municipalities to enact zoning ordinances that provide for the transfer of development rights when the transferor and transferee are not known to one another and to enable such transfer to occur between zoning districts designated in a zoning ordinance.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]