Making Democracy Work

Natural Resources: Land Use - Planning

The League supports planning for land use in Mississippi. Specifically, the League:

  • Encourages better land use planning

  • Supports development of county subdivision regulations and county zoning laws.

  • Advocates the state accept responsibility for:
    - Selected areas and activities of statewide concern.
    - Areas in which local government has no land use patterns.
    - Providing standards for overall land use within the state.