368.16  Approval of proposal.

Subject to section 368.17, the committee shall approve any proposal which it finds to be in the public interest. A committee shall base its finding upon all relevant information before the committee, including but not limited to the following:

1.  Statements in the petition or plan, and evidence supporting those statements.

2.  Recommendations of the regional planning authority for the area.

3.  Commercial and industrial development.

4.  Potential growth in population.

5.  Cost and adequacy of existing services and facilities.

6.  Potential effect of the proposal and of possible alternative proposals on the cost and adequacy of services and facilities.

7.  Potential effect of the proposal on adjacent areas, and on any unit of government directly affected, including but not limited to the potential effect on future revenues of any such unit of government.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, 79, 81, § 368.16]

Internal References

  Referred to in § 368.3, 368.20, 524.1202

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