2015 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 33 - Municipalities and Parishes
RS 33:101 - Definitions

LA Rev Stat § 33:101 (2015) What's This?

PART IV. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF PARISHES

AND MUNICIPALITIES

SUBPART A. PLANNING COMMISSIONS

§101. Definitions

For the purpose of this Subpart, the following terms are defined as follows:

(1) "Master plan" means a statement of public policy for the physical development of a parish or municipality adopted by a parish or municipal planning commission.

(2) With regard to municipalities, certain terms are defined as follows:

(a) "Municipality" includes any incorporated city, town, or village.

(b) "Chief executive" means the mayor or corresponding officer of a municipality, whatever his title.

(c) "Local legislative body" means the mayor and board of aldermen, the commission council, or other governing body of a municipality.

(3) "Planning commission" means an official planning commission appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Subpart. It shall denote either a parish planning commission, or a municipal planning commission, as the case may be. The term "parish or municipality as the case may be", when appropriate to the context, relates to the respective jurisdictions or functions of a parish planning commission with regard to the parish for which it is established and of a municipal planning commission with regard to the municipality for which it is established; or, when appropriate to the context, relates to the rights and remedies which the respective parish or municipality may exercise to enforce the provisions of this Subpart.

(4) "Streets" and "roads" includes streets, avenues, boulevards, roads, lanes, alleys, viaducts, and other ways.

(5)(a) "Subdivision" means the division of a lot, tract, or parcel of land into two or more lots, plats, sites or other divisions of land for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of sale or of building development, and, with regard to parishes, for the purpose of sale or of building development for purposes other than agricultural. It includes resubdivision and, when appropriate to the context, relates to the process of subdividing or to the land or territory subdivided.

(b) "Resubdivision", in addition to being synonymous with "subdivision", means and shall also include the consolidation of two or more lots, plats, tracts, parcels, or other divisions of land into one or more lots, plats, tracts, parcels, or other divisions of land.

Acts 1990, No. 699, §1, eff. July 20, 1990; Acts 2004, No. 859, §1, eff. July 12, 2004.

NOTE: See Acts 2004, No. 859, §2, relative to applicability of Act.

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