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All of the following statements about land use controls are correct EXCEPT:

A. deed restrictions are a form of private land use control
B. public land use controls are an exercise of police power
C. enforcement of private restrictions is by injunction
D. public land use controls are limited to state laws
D. public land use controls are limited to state laws
Deed restrictions that run with the land are:

A. covenants
B. variances
C. declarations
D. nonconforming
A. covenants
All of the following statements about restrictive covenants are correct EXCEPT:

A. they must br reasonable
B. they are enforceable even though not recorded
C. they are not enforceable if contrary to law
D. they provide for a general plan for development
B. they are enforceable even though not recorded
The instrument used for recording restrictive covenants is called a:

A. plat
B. master deed
C. covenant
D. declaration of restrictions
D. declaration of restrictions
Restrictive covenants may be terminated in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

A. expiration
B. transfer of title
C. failure to enforce on a timely basis
D. abandonment
B. transfer of title
Restrictive covenants are enforced by:

A. zoning
B. injuction
C. police power
D. condemnation
B. injuction
The type of zoning that permits a higher priority use in a lower priority zone is called:

A. exclusive use
B. nonconforming use
C. amortizing use
D. cumulative use
D. cumulative use
Rezoning of an area caused the use by one property owner to be in noncompliance with the new zoning ordinance. If the owner continues this use, it is called:

A. variance
B. lawful nonconforming use
C. spot zoning
D. unlawful nonconforming use
B. lawful nonconforming use
A permitted deviation from the standards of a zoning ordinance is called:

A. variance
B. nonconforming use
C. spot zoning
D. unlawful nonconforming use
A. variance
Rezoning of a specific property for the owner's benefit is called:

A. variance
B. lawful nonconforming use
C. spot zoning
D. unlawful nonconforming use
C. spot zoning
A purpose of subdivision ordinances is to protect:

A. taxpayers from increased taxes caused by increased demand for services to subdivisions
B. developers during the development period from excessive costs and thereby encourage residential development
C. homeowners in existing subdivisions from oversupply of residential property
D. developers from excessive building code requirements
A. taxpayers from increased taxes caused by increased demand for services to subdivisions
When the initiative for zoning and planning ordinances comes from property owners, it is called:

A. owner planning
B. community-based planning
C. general planning
D. exlusive-use planning
B. community-based planning
Building codes require:

A. property report
B. PUDs
C. certificate of occupancy
D. statement of record
C. certificate of occupancy
Which of the following statements concerning the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act is NOT correct?

A. it regulates sales of unimproved lots across state lines
B. it is administered by HUD
C. the developer is required to record a property report in the local recorder's office
D. subdivisions of fewer than 25 lots are not subject to the law
C. the developer is required to record a property report in the local recorder's office
Exemptions to the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act include all of the following EXCEPT:

A. subdivisions of fewer than 25 lots
B. lots offered only to building contractors
C. lots on which there is a building
D. subdivisions in which the lots are 2 acres or more
D. subdivisions in which the lots are 2 acres or more
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency:

A. administers the Pollution Control Board's certification and permit systems
B. keeps track of sources of contamination
C. conducts research and development
D. does all of the above
D. does all of the above
Under LBPHRA, target housing is housing built before:

A. 1966
B. 1968
C. 1978
D. 2000
C. 1978
An owner of a parcel of land plans to subdivide the parcel into four parts with each part consisting of four acres. Which of the following statements is true, relating to the Illinois Plat Act?

A. the owner must have the land surveyed
B. the owner must file a plat of subdivision
C. the Illinois Plat ACt does not affect this division of land
D. both a and b are required
D. both a and b are required
The Illinois Land Sales Registration Act regulates the sale of land in subdivisions of:

A. 25 lots or fewer located out of state, marketed to people in Illinois
B. 25 lots or fewer located in or out of state, marketed to people in Illinois
C. 25 lots or more located out of state, marketed to people in Illinois
D. 25 lots or more located in or out of state, marketed to people in Illinois
D. 25 lots or more located in or out of state, marketed to people in Illinois
All of the following are true regarding the Federal Flood Insurance Program EXCEPT:

A. it requires all lenders to require flood insurance on any loan secured by a property in a flood plain
B. it requires that new properties builting a flood plain meet flood plain management building codes
C. it is administired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
D. it affects only those properties near a river or stream
D. it affects only those properties near a river or stream
FAR is an acronym for

A. floor area ratio
B. floor allowance ratio
C. fair association of REALTORS
D. first adjustable rate
A. floor area ratio
A buyer buys a home in a new subdivision and is prohibited from keeping his pet mountain lion in the backyard. Under what power can this be enforced?

A. zoning regulations
B. police powers
C. power of eminent domain
D. the Force
B. police powers