These Rules are made under 26.0303 A.S.C. which provides for proper development planning so as to safeguard public health, the environment and economic growth and well-being in American Samoa and establishes 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. These Rules provide for procedural requirements (including public participation) relating to zoning and regulation of activities in zones by the Board.
Implements: Environmental Safety and Land Management - Zoning (Chapter 03 of Title 26). (1980)
Authors and Publishers
Hupperts, Rudolph (CONSLEGB)
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