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[82 STAT. 1105]
[82 STAT. 1105]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-577-OCT. 16, 1968 uDISPOSAL OF URBAN LANDS

"SEC. 803. (a) Whenever the Administrator contemplates the disposal for or on behalf of any Federal agency of any real property situated within an urban area, he shall, prior to offering such land for sale, give reasonable notice to the head of the governing body of the unit of general local government having jurisdiction over zoning and land-use regulation in the geographical area within which the land or lands are located in order to afford the government the opportunity of zoning for the use of such land in accordance with local comprehensive planning. " (b) The Administrator, to the greatest practicable extent, shall furnish to all prospective purchasers of such real property, full and complete information concerning— " (1) current zoning regulations and prospective zoning requirements and objectives for such property when it is unzoned; and "(2) current availability to such propert^^ of streets, sidewalks, sewers, water, street lights, and other service facilities and prospective availability of such services if such property is included in comprehensive planning. "ACQUISITION OR CHANGE or USE or REAL PROPERTY

"SEC. 804. (a) To the extent practicable, prior to a commitment to acquire any real property situated in an urban area, the Administrator shall notify the unit of general local government exercising zoning and land-use jurisdiction over the land proposed to be purchased of his intent to acquire such land and the proposed use of the property. I n the event that the Administrator determines that such advance notice would have an adverse impact on the proposed purchase, he shall, upon conclusion of the acquisition, immediately notify such local government of the acquisition and the proposed use of the property. "(b) I n the acquisition or change of use of any real property situated in an urban area as a site for public building, the Administrator shall, to the extent he determines practicable— "(1) consider all objections made to any such acquisition or change of use by such unit of government upon the ground that the proposed acquisition or change of use conflicts or would conflict with the zoning regulations or planning objectives of such unit; and "(2) comply with and conform to such regulations of the unit of general local government having jurisdiction with respect to the area within which such property is situated and the planning and development objectives of such local government. "SEC. 805. The procedures prescribed in sections 803 and 804 may be waived during any period of national emergency proclaimed by the President. "DEFINITIONS

"SEC. 806. As used in this title— " (a) 'Unit of general local government' means any city, county, town, parish, village, or other general-purpose political subdivision of a State. " (b) 'Urban area' means— "(1) any geographical area within the jurisdiction of any incorporated city, town, borough, village, or other unit of general local government, except county or parish, having a population of ten thousand or more inhabitants; "(2) that portion of the geographical area within the jurisdiction of any county, town, township, or similar governmental

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