U6.LP2: Zoning and Land Use


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U6.LP2: Zoning and Land Use

  1. 1. Warm-Up<br />
  2. 2. SW analyzelocalgovernmentdecisionsregarding land use/zoning and development using Smart Growth in order to composewrittenarguments for, oragainst the decision. <br />Agenda<br />
  3. 3. Objective and Warm-Up<br />INM: Zoning <br />GP: Reading and MEAL Paragraph<br />IP: Reading and MEAL Paragraph<br />Exit Slip <br />Agenda<br />
  4. 4. Agenda<br />Vocabulary Review <br />Immigration <br />Public Assistance<br />Structure and Organization of Congress<br />Foreign Policy<br />Structure and Judicial Review <br />Land Use and Zoning <br />International Organizations<br />Affirmative Action and Equity<br />Environmental Policy <br />
  5. 5. What is zoning?<br />Local governments regulate what may be built on land located within their jurisdiction through the process of zoning. For example, certain areas may be zoned for residences while others are zoned for commercial purposes. <br />
  6. 6. What are zoning terms?<br />Here are some key terms related to zoning: <br />Residential zone: places were people live<br />Commercial/business zones: places were stores are<br />Population: all the people in a certain area<br />Socioeconomic: the social and economic status of people<br />Development: growth of an area. <br />Sprawl: uncontrolled and unorganized growth<br />Preservation: maintaining something the way it is <br />Conservation: protecting wild areas<br />
  7. 7. What is the purpose of zoning? <br />Zoning is a way for local governments to impact their neighborhoods most directly. <br />Local governments set up zoning laws in order to achieve their goals such as <br />Increasing local tax revenue <br />Increasing population of an area<br />Preserving open / wild lands <br />Preventing sprawl <br />Attracting and maintaining high socioeconomic populations <br />
  8. 8. How is Zoning different than Redistricting?<br />
  9. 9. What is Smart Growth?<br />Smart Growth is a Maryland zoning plan. It requires that local governments consider the Smart Growth goals before creating zoning laws. <br />The goals of Smart Growth are <br />Limit the growth of development <br />Avoid sprawl <br />Preserve historic and existing neighborhoods<br />Preserve natural resources, open land and farmlands<br />To save taxpayers money <br />
  10. 10. What is Urban Sprawl? <br />Urban sprawl is the spreading outwards of a city in an uncontrollable, unorganized way. Some of its impacts are: <br />Dependence on driving and traffic<br />Inadequate facilities like hospitals, food stores, schools, roads, etc. <br />Racial and socioeconomic segregation <br />Inefficient / waste of taxpayer money <br />Loss of open spaces and natural lands <br />
  11. 11. Urban Sprawl? Why? <br />
  12. 12. CFUS<br />What is zoning? <br />Chaotic growth of cities<br />Law related to what can be built in an area<br />A group of people that chose one House of Representative member<br />Mindlessly staring into space<br />
  13. 13. CFUS<br />Which of the following is NOT an example of a zoning law? <br />A policy about where liquor stores can be located in relation to schools. <br />An ordinance that restricts smoking in restaurants. <br />A city law that punishes parents of truant students. <br />A town rule that fines home owners whose lawn grass is more than 12 inches high. <br />
  14. 14. CFUS<br />Which of the following terms is most closely related to zoning? <br />Urban Sprawl<br />Redistricting<br />Reapportionment<br />Legislators<br />
  15. 15. CFUS<br />What picture best demonstrates urban sprawl? <br />A. B. <br />
  16. 16. CFUS<br />What is NOT likely to happen if a population in an area increases rapidly?<br />Decrease in tax revenue<br />Increase need for public services<br />Loss of open space and natural habitats<br />Sprawl <br />
  17. 17. Guided and Independent Practice<br />SW analyzelocalgovernmentdecisionsregarding land use/zoning and development using Smart Growth in order to composewrittenarguments for, oragainst the decision. <br />
  18. 18. Guided and Independent Practice<br />We will read and write one meal paragraph together. Using the model you will do the rest. <br />I will look at your answers and we will go over one other reading/MEAL paragraph together. <br />
  19. 19. HOMEWORK<br />Finish the classwork. <br />