Metropolitan Land Use Planning (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Minnesota

Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Metropolitan Land Use Planning (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Metropolitan Land Use Advisory Committee, Metropolitan Council
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Metropolitan areas in MN

Last Review 2014-07-18
Last Substantive Modification
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This statute establishes the Metropolitan Land Use Advisory Committee within the Metropolitan Council to coordinate plans, programs, and controls related to urbanization and development among individual governmental units in metropolitan areas. The committee is responsible for monitoring growth and urbanization patterns and open space, as well as air and water pollution and water shortages. The committee may make recommendations, adopt guidelines and procedures, and alter zoning rules.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 473.851-871
Date Effective 1977
Date Enacted 1976