Finally! Someone is thinking we need to protect our rural areas.

(a) This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Rural, Agricultural and Natural Resources Act".

(b) This chapter is established for the purpose of safeguarding the rural
character and unique beauty of each of the three (3) grand divisions of this state against the rapid expansion of urban development and the loss of thousands of acres of agricultural land each year. The general assembly desires to maintain the rural character of some communities on behalf of the citizens of this state. The intent of this chapter is to provide such protection by authorizing the designation of a predominately rural community as a Rural, Agricultural, and Natural Resources Act (RANRA) community when a two-thirds (2/3) majority of the owners of real property in such community agree to apply for such designation.SECTION 3.

This is the very similar to the way the Scenic Highways legislation was enacted.


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