http://legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2013/H0135.htm – Amends existing law to provide an election for the creation of revenue allocation areas in urban renewal areas.
http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2013/H0136.htm – Amends existing law relating to local land use planning to provide that exercising powers under the Local Land Use Planning Act shall be discretionary, to provide that mandatory provisions of specified law shall only apply to cities and counties that elect to exercise the powers conferred by the Local Land Use Planning Act as evidenced by the passage of a resolution or ordinance, to provide that any changes to a comprehensive plan, resolution or ordinance proposed to be enforced countywide shall first, prior to enforcement, be submitted for approval to the voters upon whom such regulations are intended to be imposed; to provide that cities and counties that elect to exercise the powers conferred by the Local Land Use Planning Act shall establish a property rights council and to provide for duties of such council.
*** IDAPA has submitted comments in opposition to this Bill. The latest word is that the bill is being held in committee.
http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2013/H0137.htm – Amends existing law relating to urban renewal law to remove language relating to certain urban renewal agency powers.
There are a few other interesting bills, one minor change concerning plats, one on regulatory takings etc…… you can find all bills at:
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