The purpose of this Chapter is to provide for proper development planning so as to safeguard public health, the environment and economic growth and well-being in American Samoa. There shall be a Zoning Board. In order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Chapter, areas within the territory of Samoa are divided into ten zones, amongst others, an Agricultural Zone, a Watershed Conservation Zone and a Recreation Conservation Zone. For each zone permitted activities are specified. Activities in watershed conservation zone shall be conducted so as to insure maximum protection against erosion and contamination of water supplies, and to insure preservation of the natural characteristics of the watershed area.
Implemented by: Chapter 3 of Title 26 of the American Samoa Administrative Code "Environmental Safety and Land Management" - Zoning. (2011-01-18)
Autores y editores
Hupperts, Rudolph (CONSLEGB)
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