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     11-6-1.   Definition of terms. Terms used in this chapter mean:
             (1)      "Commission," "planning and zoning commission," or "planning commission," any city planning and zoning commission created under the terms of this chapter;
             (2)      "Comprehensive plan," any document which describes in words, and may illustrate by maps, plats, charts, and other descriptive matter, the goals, policies, and objectives of the municipality to interrelate all functional and natural systems and activities relating to the development of the territory under its jurisdiction;
             (3)      "Council," the chief legislative body or governing body of the municipality;
             (4)      "Mayor," the chief executive of the municipality, whether the official designation of such official be mayor, city manager, or otherwise;
             (5)      "Municipality" or "city," any incorporated city or town;
             (6)      Deleted by SL 2000, ch 69, § 63;
             (7)      "Street," any street, avenue, boulevard, road, lane, alley, or other roadway;
             (8)      "Subdivision," the division of any tract or parcel of land into two or more lots, sites, or other division for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of sale or building development and includes resubdivision. This definition does not apply to the conveyance of a portion of any previously platted tract, parcel, lot, or site if the conveyance does not cause the tract, parcel, lot, or site from which the portion is severed to be in violation of any existing zoning ordinance or subdivision regulation applying to such tract, parcel, lot, or site;
             (9)      "Subdivision ordinance," any ordinance adopted by the municipality to regulate the subdivision of land so as to provide coordination of streets with other subdivisions and the major street plan, adequate areas set aside for public uses, water and sanitation facilities, drainage and flood control, and conformity with the comprehensive plan;
             (9A)      "Temporary zoning or subdivision ordinance," an ordinance adopted as an emergency measure for a limited duration;
             (10)      "Zoning map," any map adopted as an ordinance by the municipality that delineates the extent of each district or zone established in the zoning ordinance;
             (11)      "Zoning ordinance," any ordinance adopted by the municipality to implement the comprehensive plan by regulating the location and use of buildings and uses of land.

Source: SL 1949, ch 198, § 1; SDC Supp 1960, § 45.3301; SL 1966, ch 145; SL 1975, ch 116, § 1; SL 1975, ch 117; SL 2000, ch 69, § 63.


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