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Comprehensive Plan
2019-2040




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Property Rights

GOAL 1

ALACHUA COUNTY WILL RESPECT CONSTITUTIONALLY-PROTECTED AND JUDICIALLY-ACKNOWLEDGED PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS.

OBJECTIVE 1.1

Alachua County will consider private property rights as part of the local decision-making process.

Policy 1.1.1   The following rights shall be considered in local decision making:

(a)        The right of a property owner to physically possess and control his or her interests in the property, including easements, leases, or mineral rights.

(b)       The right of a property owner to use, maintain, develop, and improve his or her property for personal use or for the use of any other person, subject to state law and local ordinances.

(c)        The right of the property owner to privacy and to exclude others from the property to protect the owner's possessions and property.

(d)       The right of a property owner to dispose of his or her property through sale or gift.





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