Development Limitations

The subdivision and land development ordinance contains many interesting comments pertaining to land use policy and the recognition of "areas of concern" prior to future development. These areas of concern may influence, alter, or even preclude the development of land within particular areas of Fayette County.

Areas of Concern

 Areas of concern, which must be considered in any planning activity by individuals or groups, are in terms of development limitations, and/or sensitive areas. Recommendations for each of these areas were included and will become a part of this document.

Development Limitations

Development limitations are those land characteristics such as: 

  • Floodplains
  • Geology
  • Mine Subsidence
  • Sloping Land
  • Soil Resources

Sensitive Areas

Sensitive areas are land areas and other natural or man made conditions such as: 

  • Agricultural Land
  • Climate and Air Resources
  • Forests
  • Mineral Resources
  • Unique Cultural and Natural Resources
  • Water Resources