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     5-15-8.   Development of areas adjacent to capitol complex--Long-range plan. The commission shall make recommendations for the development of areas immediately adjacent to the state capitol complex and acquaint the people of South Dakota with the need and purpose of a comprehensive long-range plan for capitol complex of sufficient and proper size to serve the future needs of the state and to secure the proper growth and expansion of the city of Pierre. The zone shall be designated the capitol area preservation zone and shall be zoned primarily for residential purposes and for governmental purposes.

Source: SL 1955, ch 300, § 2; SDC Supp 1960, § 55.02A02; SL 1980, ch 48, § 6; SL 1982, ch 55, § 1; SL 2011, ch 2, § 57.

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