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Sign at Contra Costa Centre Transit Village, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, north of the city of Walnut Creek, California.
Sign at Pine Valley, an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California, United States, northeast of San Diego.
.In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any municipality.^ The owner of a tract of land in the Dallas County Unincorporated Area who divides this tract into two or more parts to lay out a subdivision [i.e.

^ Bloomfield : Unincorporated area in the Parish of Wilmot.  Was this area named after David Bloomfield who had a Loyalist land grant in 1799 on the Saint John River?

^ The law provides that in unincorporated areas of the state, the IRC and the NEC as adopted by the municipality that is the county seat of the county in which the construction is taking place, including any amendments or ordinances by that municipality, apply to the construction of the unincorporated areas of that county.
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.To "incorporate" in this context means to form a municipal corporation, a city or town with its own government.^ Though both incorporated villages are self-governing, the unincorporated area and the villages constitute the Town as a political and governmental subdivision f the State.

^ The "consolidated city (balance)" entry shows the data for the portion of the consolidated government minus the incorporated places, and is shown in alphabetical sequence with other places that comprise the consolidated city.
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^ Metadata Consolidated City A consolidated government is a unit of local government for which the functions of an incorporated place and its county or minor civil division (MCD) have merged.
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.Thus, an unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a municipal government.^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize any residential use and density in unincorporated communities, subject to the requirements of this division.
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.Such regions are generally administered by default as a part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, borough, county, state, province, canton, parish, or country.^ The county shall base its demonstration upon population growth estimates from a reputable forecast service (such as Portland State University).
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^ In four states (Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, and Virginia), there are one or more incorporated places known as "independent cities" that are primary divisions of a state and legally not part of any county.
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^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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.Occasionally small towns disincorporate, such as when they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration.^ The Town provides certain services to the Villages of Larchmont and Mamaroneck such as recreation, property assessment services and election supervision.

An example is Cabazon, California, which disincorporated in 1972.

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Australia

.In Australia the unincorporated areas are places outside municipal council boundaries, usually in remote areas.^ The law provides that in unincorporated areas of the state, the IRC and the NEC as adopted by the municipality that is the county seat of the county in which the construction is taking place, including any amendments or ordinances by that municipality, apply to the construction of the unincorporated areas of that county.
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^ As of September 1, 2008, residential inspections in an unincorporated area [and in other areas not subject to municipal inspections] are required by the Texas Residential Construction Commission (TRCC).
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^ Counties shall establish boundaries of unincorporated communities in order to distinguish lands within the community from exception areas, resource lands and other rural lands.
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Some are of vast area but tiny population. .Until 30 June 2008, there were large unincorporated areas in the Northern Territory with over 9000 km of roads in those areas.^ Although GMU areas (alluvial aquifers) cover most of the southern coastline the northern half is not and should be monitored locally where there is significant groundwater abstraction.
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^ Those policies resulted in the concentration of higher density housing in Yuba City, while allowing lower density suburban subdivisions in the unincorporated portions of the Yuba City Urban Area.
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^ As of September 1, 2008, residential inspections in an unincorporated area [and in other areas not subject to municipal inspections] are required by the Texas Residential Construction Commission (TRCC).
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[1], with .92 percent of the territory area and 16.5 percent of its population.^ The unincorporated area's 1990 65 and over population was 13.4 percent of the population.
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.With the reform of local government on 1 July 2008, these shares dropped to 1.45 percent of the area and 4.0 percent of the population.^ As part of a Housing Element, the California Government Code requires that each local jurisdiction accept responsibility for its share of the regional housing needs within the area affected by its General Plan.
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^ Federal, state and local government are the largest employers in the area and compliment employment offered in the Roscommon 120 acre Industrial Park.
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^ The unincorporated area's 1990 65 and over population was 13.4 percent of the population.
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.The remaining unincorporated areas in the Northern Territory are the Unincorporated Top End Region (Finniss-Mary, the largest), the Darwin Rates Act Area (East Arm), Nhulunbuy, Alyangula in the northern region, and Yulara in the southern region.^ GENERAL INFORMATION – Provides a menu listing of general, statistical and historical information about Unincorporated Area East LA with links to specific pages containing detailed information.
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^ Refer to Privacy for additional information on Unincorporated Area East LA’s policy regarding the collection and use of personal information.
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^ BUSINESS – Provides a menu listing of topics related to doing business with Unincorporated Area East LA with links to specific pages containing detailed information.
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.60 percent of the area South Australia is in the unincorporated Outback Areas Community Development Trust.^ Zoning applied to lands within unincorporated communities shall ensure that the cumulative development: .
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^ Counties shall establish boundaries of unincorporated communities in order to distinguish lands within the community from exception areas, resource lands and other rural lands.
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^ The unincorporated area's 1990 65 and over population was 13.4 percent of the population.
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.The far west and north of New South Wales is called the Unincorporated Far West Region, which is sparsely populated and barely warrants an elected council.^ Sanilac County (north) Lapeer County (west) Macomb County (south) Lambton County (east) [ edit ] Major highways .
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^ Similarly, a single community should be defined as a single CDP rather than multiple CDPs with each part referencing the community name and a directional term (i.e., north, south, east, or west).
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^ The use of directional terms (``north,'' ``south,'' ``east,'' ``west,'' and so forth) to differentiate the name of a CDP from a nearby municipality where this name is not in local use is not acceptable.
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However a civil servant in the state capital manages such matters as are necessary. .The second unincorporated area of this state is Lord Howe Island.^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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^ The law provides that in unincorporated areas of the state, the IRC and the NEC as adopted by the municipality that is the county seat of the county in which the construction is taking place, including any amendments or ordinances by that municipality, apply to the construction of the unincorporated areas of that county.
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^ III. Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census The criteria contained herein apply to the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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.The only other state to have unincorporated areas is Victoria, which has two small unincorporated areas in Alpine Shire, and one in Shire of Mansfield (all of which are ski resorts), as well as some small offshore islands.^ Victoria Corner : Unincorporated area.

^ This will be resolved as departments and other Civil Service Commission agencies update their existing websites to use the new Unincorporated Area East LA technology.
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^ While this practice occasionally creates confusion on the part of some data users, the number of CDPs that are coextensive with governmentally active MCDs represents a relatively small proportion of all CDPs and MCDs in these states.
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The complete list is:
  1. Elizabeth Island
  2. Falls Creek Alpine Resort
  3. French Island
  4. Gabo Island
  5. Lady Julia Percy Island
  6. Lake Mountain Alpine Resort
  7. Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort
  8. Mount Buller Alpine Resort
  9. Mount Hotham Alpine Resort
  10. Mount Stirling Alpine Resort
  11. Yallourn Works Area

Canada

.In Canada, depending on the province, an unincorporated settlement is one that has no town council.^ Publisher: Royal Society of Canada, 1906 A  Monograph of the Origins of Settlements in the Province of New Brunswick , printed in 1904, by Transactions of The Royal Society of Canada.

It is usually, but not always, part of a larger municipal government. This can range from small hamlets to larger urbanized areas. .For example, Sherwood Park, a suburb of Edmonton, would be the seventh largest city in Alberta if it were incorporated, but remains simply a part of the Specialized Municipality of Strathcona County.^ Incorporated in 1927, Hydaburg is the fourth largest city on Prince of Wales.
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^ Incorporated in 1929, Klawock is the second largest city on Prince of Wales.  .
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^ Incorporated in 1922, Craig is the largest city on Prince of Wales.
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Likewise, the oil sands boomtown of Fort McMurray is not a separate community but part of the massive Wood Buffalo Regional Municipality.
.Unincorporated settlements with a population of between 100 and 1,000 residents may have the status of designated place in Canadian census data.^ Comunidad--A census designated place in Puerto Rico that is not related to a municipio's seat of government, called an aldea or a ciudad prior to the 1990 Census.
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^ III. Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census The criteria contained herein apply to the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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^ Section II, ``Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census,'' subsection 4.
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.Some unincorporated settlements which are not part of a larger municipality—particularly those in very remote areas—may have some types of municipal services provided to them by a quasi-governmental agency such as a local services board.^ An incorporated place is established to provide governmental functions for a concentration of people as opposed to a minor civil division, which generally is created to provide services or administer an area without regard, necessarily, to population.
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^ "Rural Service Center" is an unincorporated community consisting primarily of commercial or industrial uses providing goods and services to the surrounding rural area or to persons traveling through the area, but which also includes some permanent residential dwellings.
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^ There are no incorporated places in Puerto Rico; instead, the U.S. Census Bureau provides decennial census data for two types of census designated places (CDPs): (1) zonas urbanas, representing the governmental center of each municipio and (2) comunidades, representing other settlements.
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Germany

Since Germany has no administrative level comparable to the townships of other countries, the vast majority of the country is organized in municipalities, often consisting of multiple settlements which are not considered to be unincorporated. .Because these settlements lack a council of their own, there is usually an Ortsvorsteher (village president) appointed by the larger municipality, except in the very smallest villages.^ There are no CDPs in American Samoa because villages cover its entire territory and population.
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.As of December 31, 2007, Germany had 248 uninhabited unincorporated areas (of which 214 are located in Bavaria), called gemeindefreie Gebiete or singular gemeindefreies Gebiet, not belonging to any municipality, consisting mostly of forested areas.^ River De Chute: This unincorporated area is located in the north-western corner of Carleton Co.

^ Juniper : Unincorporated area located in the Parish of Aberdeen.

^ Unincorporated Area Group: Members Posts: 47 Joined: 29-December 05 From: City Member No.: 8645 .
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.There are also three inhabited unincorporated areas, all of which serve as military proving grounds: Osterheide and Lohheide in Lower Saxony, and Gutsbezirk Münsingen in Baden-Württemberg.^ There are also three areas that highlight breaking-news on Civil Service Commission issues or services, quick links to commonly-needed resources, and featured links to new websites.
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They have fewer than 2,000 inhabitants in total.

United States

.In United States local government, an unincorporated area generally refers to the part of a county which is outside of any municipality.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
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^ Another option available to both increase the number of units and decrease the cost of the unit for elderly housing is the use of the State's "granny housing" provisions or the County's second unit provisions.
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^ According to Census 2000, more than 35 million people in the United States,\3\ Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas \4\ lived in CDPs.
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.Most American states have granted some form of home rule, so that county commissions have the same powers in these areas as city councils or town councils have in their respective incorporated areas.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area 402401--That portion contained in the City of Pomona.
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^ These sheets list the specific benefits for each city or area in San Bernardino county.
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^ The Portal Home Page also contains three areas that highlight breaking-news on Civil Service Commission issues or services, links to new Unincorporated Area East LAs, and quick access to the most commonly-needed resources: .
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.Some states instead put these powers in the hands of townships, which are minor civil divisions of each county, and are called "towns" in some states.^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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.Some American states have no unincorporated land areas; these include New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island although these states all have communities that are not separately incorporated but are part of a larger municipality.^ The result, over time, has been an increase in the number and types of unincorporated communities identified as CDPs, as well as increasing consistency in the relationship between the CDP concept [[Page 8270]] and the kinds of places encompassed by the incorporated place category, or a compromise between localized perceptions of place and a concept that would be familiar to data users throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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^ The Nevada State Demographers' office commented on the characterization of CDPs as unincorporated communities lacking legally described boundaries, noting that many CDPs in Nevada are designated as ``special taxation areas'' and as such have legally described boundaries.\5\ Nevertheless, the Census Bureau notes that Nevada's CDPs are not incorporated as municipalities in the same sense as cities in that state, and therefore it is still appropriate to identify Nevada's special taxation areas as CDPs.
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^ The Census Bureau's new policy to allow the use of some nonvisible boundaries so that participants can separate individual communities has dispensed with the need to have multi-place CDPs.
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An unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i.e. incorporation as a city or town). There are two main types of unincorporated communities:
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  • a neighborhood or other community existing within one or across multiple existing incorporated areas (i.e., cities or towns).^ Both agreed with the criterion in principle, but requested that the Census Bureau clarify when it is acceptable for multiple communities to be defined as a single CDP (for instance, when two communities have grown together to the extent that it is difficult to discern where one ends and the other begins) and when it is not.
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    ^ Land which has been acknowledged as a Goal 3 or 4 exception area and historically considered to be part of the community provided the land only includes existing, contiguous concentrations of: .
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    ^ (A) That such uses are necessary to provide employment that does not exceed the total projected work force within the community and the surrounding rural area; .
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    .In this sense, a community is part of a municipal government, but not separately incorporated from it.^ The relative importance of CDPs varies from state-to-state depending on laws governing municipal incorporation and annexation, but also depending on local preferences and attitudes regarding the identification of places.
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    For example, Hyannis, Massachusetts is an unincorporated village within the town of Barnstable.
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Nutbush, an unincorporated area in Haywood County, Tennessee
  • a neighborhood or other community existing outside of an incorporated municipal government.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
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    ^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new or expanded industrial uses in unincorporated communities: .
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    ^ It is intended to expedite the planning process for counties by reducing their need to take exceptions to statewide planning goals when planning and zoning unincorporated communities.
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    In this sense, the community is outside of any municipal government, and entirely unincorporated. Some, like Nutbush, Tennessee, or Perry Park, Kentucky are small rural settlements of low population. Others, like Springfield, Virginia are densely populated, urbanized areas that have never been incorporated despite dense populations.
.Due to differences in state laws regarding the incorporation of communities, there is a great variation in the distribution and nature of unincorporated areas.^ This evolution has taken into account differences in the way in which places were perceived, and the propensity for places to incorporate in various states.
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^ If CDP names are duplicated within a state and they represent distinctly different areas, a separate code is assigned to each CDP name alphabetically by primary county in which each place is located.
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^ "Community Water System" means a system that distributes potable water through pipes to at least 15 permanent dwelling units, including manufactured homes within the unincorporated community.
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.Unincorporated regions are essentially non-existent in the six New England states and New Jersey due to the weak or nonexistent county government system.^ CDP boundaries should follow visible features, except in those circumstances when a CDP's boundary is coincident with the nonvisible boundary of a state, county, MCD (in the six New England states, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin), or incorporated place.
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^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new commercial uses in unincorporated communities: .
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^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new or expanded industrial uses in unincorporated communities: .
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.Nearly all of the land in New England (and all of the land in New Jersey) is part of an incorporated area of some type.^ For the 1960 Census, CDPs could also be identified inside urbanized areas outside of New England, but these were required to have at least 10,000 residents.
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^ CDP boundaries should follow visible features, except in those circumstances when a CDP's boundary is coincident with the nonvisible boundary of a state, county, MCD (in the six New England states, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin), or incorporated place.
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^ Land which has been acknowledged as a Goal 3 or 4 exception area and historically considered to be part of the community provided the land only includes existing, contiguous concentrations of: .
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.In these "home rule" areas, types (and official names) of local government entities can vary.^ The relative importance of CDPs varies from state-to-state depending on laws governing municipal incorporation and annexation, but also depending on local preferences and attitudes regarding the identification of places.
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^ Beginning with the 1950 census, the U.S. Census Bureau, in cooperation with state and local governments (and American Indian tribal officials starting with the 1990 census), identified and delineated boundaries and names for CDPs.
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^ CDPs\1\ are statistical geographic entities representing closely settled, unincorporated communities that are locally recognized and identified by name.
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.New England has historically preferred more direct forms of government, such as the open town meeting or representative town meeting.^ Known by various terms throughout the United States: cities, towns (except in the six New England States, New York, and Wisconsin), villages, and boroughs (except in New York and Alaska).
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.In New Jersey multiple types exist as well, such as city, township, town, borough or village, but these differences are in the structure of the legislative branches, not in the powers or functions of the entities themselves.^ Incorporated place--A type of governmental unit established to provide governmental services for a concentration of people within legally prescribed boundaries, incorporated under state law as a city, town (except in New England, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), village, or other description.
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^ Two commenters (both from townships in New Jersey) opposed elimination of CDPs.
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^ MCDs represent many different types of legal entities with a wide variety of characteristics, powers, and functions depending on the state and type of MCD. In some states, some or all of the incorporated places also constitute MCDs.
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On the opposite end of the spectrum is the Virginia "strong county" model.[2] .Virginia and other states with this model such as Alabama, Maryland, and Tennessee set strict requirements on incorporation or grant counties and townships broad powers that in other states are carried out by cities, creating a disincentive to incorporate, and thus have large, urbanized areas which have no municipal government below the county or township level.^ No assessment of sustainable yield has been carried out for the Yambo Inlier or the northern most region of the Hodgkinson Basin.
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^ Unincorporated Area Group: Members Posts: 47 Joined: 29-December 05 From: City Member No.: 8645 .
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^ Island areas--An entity, other than a state or the District of Columbia, under the jurisdiction of the United States.
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.Meanwhile, in other mid-Atlantic states such as New York and Pennsylvania, a "hybrid" model[2] that tries to "balance" the two approaches is prevalent[3], with differing allocations of power between municipalities and counties exists.^ CDP boundaries should follow visible features, except in those circumstances when a CDP's boundary is coincident with the nonvisible boundary of a state, county, MCD (in the six New England states, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin), or incorporated place.
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^ State and local officials at the forum said new conservation efforts were needed to address this, and other, water supply challenges.
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^ The Regional Housing Allocation Plan's projections were based upon revised population growth rates that have occurred in Sutter County between 1988 and 1990.
  • Housing3 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ceres.ca.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Throughout the United States of America, some large cities have annexed all surrounding unincorporated areas, creating what are known as consolidated city-county forms of government (e.g., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area 402401--That portion contained in the City of Pomona.
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^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
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^ "Rural Service Center" is an unincorporated community consisting primarily of commercial or industrial uses providing goods and services to the surrounding rural area or to persons traveling through the area, but which also includes some permanent residential dwellings.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

.In areas of sparse population the majority of the land in any given state may be unincorporated.^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new commercial uses in unincorporated communities: .
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ The unincorporated area's 1990 65 and over population was 13.4 percent of the population.
  • Housing3 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ceres.ca.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new or expanded industrial uses in unincorporated communities: .
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

.Some states, including North Carolina and others, grant extraterritorial jurisdiction to cities and towns (but rarely villages), so that they may control zoning for a limited distance into adjacent unincorporated areas, often as a precursor (and sometimes as a legal requirement) to later annexation of those areas.^ River De Chute: This unincorporated area is located in the north-western corner of Carleton Co.

^ That portion contained in the Unincorporated area and that portion contained in the City of Los Angeles and not assigned to District 3.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Those needs in the Yuba City Urban Area generally can be categorized as falling into one of three classes -- those groups requiring special living arrangements, those groups requiring modified dwelling requirements, or those groups requiring emergency or temporary shelter.
  • Housing3 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ceres.ca.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This is especially useful in rural counties which have no zoning at all, or only spot zoning for unincorporated communities.^ For rural communities, resort communities and urban unincorporated communities, counties shall adopt individual plan and zone designations reflecting the projected use for each property (e.g., residential, commercial, industrial, public) for all land in each community.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ Uses intended to serve the community and surrounding rural area or the travel needs of people passing through the area.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ "Rural Service Center" is an unincorporated community consisting primarily of commercial or industrial uses providing goods and services to the surrounding rural area or to persons traveling through the area, but which also includes some permanent residential dwellings.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

.In California, all counties except San Francisco County have unincorporated areas.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Except as provided in OAR 660-022-0070, county comprehensive plans shall designate and identify unincorporated communities in accordance with the definitions in OAR 660-022-0010.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area 402401--That portion contained in the City of Pomona.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

.Even in highly populated counties, the unincorporated portions may contain a large number of inhabitants.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area 402401--That portion contained in the City of Pomona.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
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^ That portion contained in the Unincorporated area and that portion contained in the City of Los Angeles and not assigned to District 3.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

.In Los Angeles County, the county government estimates the population of its unincorporated areas to exceed one million people.^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ That portion contained in the Unincorporated area and that portion contained in the City of Los Angeles and not assigned to District 3.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ That portion contained in the County Unincorporated area 402401--That portion contained in the City of Pomona.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

[4] .Despite having 88 incorporated cities and towns, including the state's most populous, 65% of the land in Los Angeles County is unincorporated, this mostly consisting of Angeles National Forest and sparsely populated regions to its north.^ That portion contained in the City of Los Angeles.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

^ By agreement with the state of Hawaii, the U.S. Census Bureau does not show data separately for the city of Honolulu, which is coextensive with Honolulu County.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ That portion contained in the Unincorporated area and that portion contained in the City of Los Angeles and not assigned to District 3.
  • Chapter 1.08 SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ordlink.com [Source type: Reference]

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.In the context of the United States insular areas, the word "unincorporated" means that the territory has not been formally and irrevocably incorporated into the United States.^ "Community Sewer System" means a sewage disposal system which has service connections to at least 15 permanent dwelling units, including manufactured homes, within the unincorporated community.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ This evolution has taken into account differences in the way in which places were perceived, and the propensity for places to incorporate in various states.
  • FR Doc E8-2667 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ III. Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census The criteria contained herein apply to the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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.(See: incorporated territory.) Unincorporated insular areas are therefore potentially subject to being sold or otherwise transferred to another power, or, conversely, being granted independence.^ Bloomfield : Unincorporated area in the Parish of Wilmot.  Was this area named after David Bloomfield who had a Loyalist land grant in 1799 on the Saint John River?

.However, neither fate seems likely to occur in the foreseeable future to the five remaining major unincorporated U.S. insular areas, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the Northern Mariana Islands.^ There are no incorporated places in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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^ III. Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census The criteria contained herein apply to the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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Mail delivery

.Many unincorporated communities are also recognized as acceptable place names for use in mailing addresses by the United States Postal Service (indeed, some have their own post offices), and the United States Census Bureau designates some unincorporated communities as census-designated places and tabulates census data for them.^ The Nevada State Demographers' office commented on the characterization of CDPs as unincorporated communities lacking legally described boundaries, noting that many CDPs in Nevada are designated as ``special taxation areas'' and as such have legally described boundaries.\5\ Nevertheless, the Census Bureau notes that Nevada's CDPs are not incorporated as municipalities in the same sense as cities in that state, and therefore it is still appropriate to identify Nevada's special taxation areas as CDPs.
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^ The Census Bureau's new policy to allow the use of some nonvisible boundaries so that participants can separate individual communities has dispensed with the need to have multi-place CDPs.
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^ Another option available to both increase the number of units and decrease the cost of the unit for elderly housing is the use of the State's "granny housing" provisions or the County's second unit provisions.
  • Housing3 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ceres.ca.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, the USPS is very conservative about recognizing new place names for use in mailing addresses, and typically only does so when a place incorporates.^ The Census Bureau's new policy to allow the use of some nonvisible boundaries so that participants can separate individual communities has dispensed with the need to have multi-place CDPs.
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^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new commercial uses in unincorporated communities: .
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ Good sources for origins of place names in New Brunswick are William F. Ganong 's books.

.The original place name associated with a ZIP code is still maintained as the "default" place name, even though the name of the newly-incorporated place is more accurate.^ A CDP may not have the same name as an adjacent or nearby incorporated place.
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.As an example, Sandy Springs is one of the most populated places in Georgia, but is served by a branch of the Atlanta post office.^ For example, the CDP of Ashton-Sandy Spring in Maryland encompasses two communities that still maintain separate identities in common, daily usage.
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Only after the city was incorporated in 2005 has "Sandy Springs" been approved by the USPS for use in mailing addresses, though "Atlanta" remains the default name. .Accordingly, "Atlanta" is the only accepted place name for mailing addresses in the nearby unincorporated town of Vinings, also served by a branch of the Atlanta post office, even though Atlanta is in a different county.^ A CDP may not have the same name as an adjacent or nearby incorporated place.
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^ If the community does not have a name that distinguishes it from other nearby communities, then the community is not a distinct place.
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^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize hotels and motels in unincorporated communities only if served by a community sewer system and only as provided in subsections (a) through (c) of this section: .
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

.In contrast, neighboring Mableton has not been incorporated in nearly a century, but has its own post office and thus "Mableton" is the only acceptable place name for mailing addresses in the town.^ A CDP may not have the same name as an adjacent or nearby incorporated place.
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.If an unincorporated area becomes incorporated, it may be split among ZIP codes, and its new name may be recognized as "acceptable" for use with some or all of them in mailing addresses, as has been the case in Johns Creek and Milton, Georgia.^ The Census Bureau's new policy to allow the use of some nonvisible boundaries so that participants can separate individual communities has dispensed with the need to have multi-place CDPs.
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^ "Rural Service Center" is an unincorporated community consisting primarily of commercial or industrial uses providing goods and services to the surrounding rural area or to persons traveling through the area, but which also includes some permanent residential dwellings.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ County plans and land use regulations may authorize only the following new commercial uses in unincorporated communities: .
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

.However, if an incorporated area disincorporates, this has no effect on whether a place name is "acceptable" in a mailing address or not, as is the case with Lithia Springs.^ A CDP may not have the same name as an adjacent or nearby incorporated place.
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.ZIP code boundaries often ignore political boundaries, so the appearance of a place name in a mailing address alone does not indicate whether the place is incorporated or unincorporated.^ If CDP names are duplicated within a state and they represent distinctly different areas, a separate code is assigned to each CDP name alphabetically by primary county in which each place is located.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ The incorporated places and the "consolidated city (balance)" also are assigned five-digit FIPS place codes that are unique within state.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ The code assigned to each incorporated place within a consolidated city is the same as its regular incorporated place code; an incorporated place that is partially included in a consolidated city does not have a different code for the portions inside and outside the consolidated city.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

The Netherlands

The Netherlands has had regular periods with unincorporated land when newly reclaimed land polders fall dry. Unincorporated land is since medieval times administered by an appointed officer with the name Landdrost or Drossaart. Also, Elten and Tudderen, both annexed from Germany after World War II, were governed by a Landdrost until they were ceded to Germany in 1963.
The last period with unincorporated land started in 1967 when the dyke around Southern Flevoland was closed. It however requires several years before the polder is genuinely accessible for cultivation and construction of roads and homes can start, as in the first years the soil is equivalent to quick sand. During the initial period of inhabitation a special, government appointed officer is installed, who is called Landdrost. During the administrative office of a Landdrost there is no municipal council.
In 1975 the first homes in what is now the city of Almere were built and from 1976 till 1984 the area was governed by the Landdrost as the executive of the Openbaar Lichaam Zuidelijk Flevoland. In 1984 the Landdrost became the first mayor of the new city Almere. Since that date the Netherlands does not have any unincorporated areas.

Countries without unincorporated places

Many countries, especially those with many centuries of history using multiple tiers of local government, do not use the concept of an unincorporated place.
.
  • In the United Kingdom the whole of the country, rural and urban, has been covered by a two or three-tier system of local government for many centuries (although many of the larger conurbations now have single tier or unitary local governments).
  • Spanish constitution says that the land is divided in Autonomous Communities, provinces and municipalities.^ As noted earlier, many elderly householders reside in dwelling units that are entirely too large for one or two people.
    • Housing3 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC ceres.ca.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Land in the community has been declared a health hazard or has a history of failing septic systems or wells.
    • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Counties shall establish boundaries of unincorporated communities in order to distinguish lands within the community from exception areas, resource lands and other rural lands.
    • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

    Each of those entities have certain powers determined by law. Autonomous Communities and municipalities are enabled to appellate any public decision which violates their autonomy from the other entities (i.e. State or Autonomous Community power) before the Constitutional Court.
  • In South Africa the latest constitution gave every place in the country democratically elected third-tier government.
  • In Brazil and Mexico, all land must belong to a municipality. Even large uninhabited areas, such as forests or grasslands, are by law part of the nearest "city". This is because in Latin America, a "municipality" is the equivalent of what in the United States and Canada is called a "County".

See also

References

  1. ^ Loraine Braham (10am. 25 August 2004). "Building Healthier Communities – Report". Full Text Transcript, Ministerial Reports, Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. http://notes.nt.gov.au/lant/hansard/hansard9.nsf/WebFullTextTranscript/9455789384640fe369256f1b007e0153?OpenDocument. Retrieved 2007-02-08.  
  2. ^ a b The History of County Government Part I. National Association of Counties. Accessed 17 July 2009.
  3. ^ County Government. Illinois Association of County Board Members. Accessed 17 July 2009.
  4. ^ Los Angeles County website
  5. ^ Los Angeles County website
  6. ^ Denmark in fact has one unincorporated area, the former naval fortress Ertholmene with less than 100 inhabitants, which is still governed directly by the Ministry of Defence.
  7. ^ Switzerland also has a few exceptions as described by the Swiss federal statistical office(see page 5: Gemeindefreie Spezialgebiete in [1])

Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

.Unincorporated in law is a region of land that is not a part of any municipality.^ The owner of a tract of land in the Dallas County Unincorporated Area who divides this tract into two or more parts to lay out a subdivision [i.e.

.To "incorporate" in this context means to form a municipal corporation, i.e., a city or town with its own government.^ Though both incorporated villages are self-governing, the unincorporated area and the villages constitute the Town as a political and governmental subdivision f the State.

^ Pebble Beach is technically not a city at all, but rather a corporation owned by the Pebble Beach Company.

^ For use in this rule the following definitions will apply: (a) "Agency" means an incorporated city, county or Native American Indian Tribe.
  • Highway Division_734_057 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.sos.state.or.us [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Thus, an unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a city government.^ Honorary Mayors of Borrego Springs Borrego Springs is an unincorporated community in the county of San Diego and therefore has no city council.

^ A city, cluster of cities, county, group of counties, council of governments, or regional planning commission, or one of these entities on behalf of an unincorporated community or group of unincorporated communities, is eligible to apply for loans or grants from this category for planning efforts related to the community builder program.
  • Iowa Code 1997: Section 15.286A 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www2.legis.state.ia.us [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This program shall provide matching grants to cities and unincorporated communities for purposes of developing or improving recreational projects or tourist attractions.
  • Iowa Code 1999: Section 461A.79 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.legis.state.ia.us [Source type: Original source]

.Such regions are generally administered by default as a part of larger territorial divisions such as: township, borough, county, state, province, canton, parish, or country.^ Au Train is an unincorporated community located in Au Train Township of Alger County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
  • Map of Au Train Michigan 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.munising.com [Source type: News]

^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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^ In four states (Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, and Virginia), there are one or more incorporated places known as "independent cities" that are primary divisions of a state and legally not part of any county.
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

.It is uncommon, but not unknown, for small towns in fiscal crisis to disincorporate in order to have services provided by a higher administration.^ To residents of the unincorporated area however, the Town provides direct municipal services including police, fire, and sanitation.

^ (C) Maximum efficiency of land use within the UUC requires inclusion of lower priority land in order to provide public facilities and services to higher priority land.
  • Dept. of Land Conservation and Development_660_022 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC arcweb.sos.state.or.us [Source type: Reference]

^ The Town provides certain services to the Villages of Larchmont and Mamaroneck such as recreation, property assessment services and election supervision.

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Australia

.In Australia there are large unincorporated areas in the Northern Territory with 9000 km of roads in those areas.^ Lack of data in the central and northern regions leaves large areas the UA open to unidentified issues.
  • Water resources - Management and Development - Queensland 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.anra.gov.au [Source type: Academic]

^ Although GMU areas (alluvial aquifers) cover most of the southern coastline the northern half is not and should be monitored locally where there is significant groundwater abstraction.
  • Water resources - Management and Development - Queensland 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.anra.gov.au [Source type: Academic]

^ Northern and eastern portions of the area are largely forested; southern and western portions are predominantly prairie grassland; coastal areas are prairie and sand.
  • Houston Geographic Description 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.texasbest.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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New South Wales

.The far west and north of this state is called the Unincorporated Far West Region, which is sparsely populated and barely warrants an elected council.^ Our community's approximate boundaries are: Oracle Junction on the North, the Big Wash on the West, Catalina State Park on the South, and the Coronado National Forest on the East.
  • Catalina, Arizona - Welcome 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC catalinaaz.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Newport Opts into Ohio State Law Newport, OH - The unincorporated community of Newport, Ohio (population 2,200) has opted to follow Ohio state law.
  • Dogs Bite Blog: More Cities Contemplating Pit Bull Laws - DogsBite.org 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.dogsbite.org [Source type: News]

^ A city, cluster of cities, county, group of counties, unincorporated community, or group of unincorporated communities shall submit a community builder program to the regional coordinating council for coordination, review, and comment and to the department for certification.
  • Iowa Code 1997: Section 15.308 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www2.legis.state.ia.us [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

However a civil servant in the state capital manages such matters as are necessary.

Canada

.In Canada, depending on the province, an unincorporated settlement is one that has no town council and is part of a larger municipal government.^ The relative importance of CDPs varies from state-to-state depending on laws governing municipal incorporation and annexation, but also depending on local preferences and attitudes regarding the identification of places.
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^ Mariposa, Ontario is an extinct unincorporated community and township located in the province of Ontario in Canada.
  • What Does Mariposa Mean? - Blurtit 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.blurtit.com [Source type: General]

^ If there is no qualified incorporated nonprofit entity or Native village council in an unincorporated community that is willing to receive money under an entitlement, the entitlement for that unincorporated community may not be paid.
  • Alaska Statutes: AS 29.60.140. State Aid to Unincorporated Communities. 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.touchngo.com [Source type: Original source]

This can range from small hamlets to larger urbanised areas. .For example the Edmonton, Alberta suburb of Sherwood Park would be one of the largest cities in Alberta if it were incorporated but remains simply a part of the Specialized Municipality of Strathcona County.^ The operator may be a local municipality, or one of the nation's largest utility operators.
  • Natawa - FAQ 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.natawa.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Where this occurs, and where one or more other incorporated places in the county or MCD continue to function as separate governments, even though they have been included in the consolidated government, the primary incorporated place is referred to as a "consolidated city."
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ One landscaped area will be allowed at each entrance of a state highway into a city, county or unincorporated community.
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Likewise the oil sands boomtown of Fort McMurray, Alberta is not a separate community but part of the massive Wood Buffalo Regional Municipality.

Germany

.As of January 1, 2004, Germany has 244 (of which 215 are located in Bavaria) uninhabited unincorporated areas, called gemeindefreie Gebiete or singular gemeindefreies Gebiet, not belonging to any municipality, consisting mostly of forested areas.^ Under Texas' Municipal Annexation Act of 1963, cities have certain powers over surrounding unincorporated areas, termed the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction.
  • Houston Geographic Description 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.texasbest.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Catalina area is an unincorporated area of approximately 8500 people located approximately 14 miles north of Tucson.
  • Catalina, Arizona - Welcome 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC catalinaaz.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The law provides that in unincorporated areas of the state, the IRC and the NEC as adopted by the municipality that is the county seat of the county in which the construction is taking place, including any amendments or ordinances by that municipality, apply to the construction of the unincorporated areas of that county.
  • Homebuying & Insurance 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.cam-info.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There are also three inhabited unincorporated areas (Osterheide and Lohheide in Lower Saxony, and Gutsbezirk Münsingen in Baden-Württemberg).^ There are also three areas that highlight breaking-news on Civil Service Commission issues or services, quick links to commonly-needed resources, and featured links to new websites.
  • Unincorporated Area East Los Angeles 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC eastla.lacounty.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

United States

.In the United States, unincorporated regions tend to be fairly rare in the densely populated New England and Mid-Atlantic states, but are very common in the Midwest, western and southwestern states, such as California and Nevada, and in the southeastern states, such as Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia.^ In the United States: London, Conecuh County, Alabama, an unincorporated community London, Montgomery County, Alabama, an unincorporated community London, Arizona, an unincorporated community London, Arkansas, a city London, California, a census-designated place London, Indiana, an unincorporated community London, Kentucky, a city London, Michigan, an unincorporated community London, Minnesota, an unincorporated community London, Missouri, an unincorporated community London, Ohio, a city London, Richland County, Ohio, an unincorporated community London, Oregon, an unincorporated community London, Pennsylvania, an unincorporated community London, Tennessee, an unincorporated community London, Texas, an unincorporated community London, West Virginia, an unincorporated community London, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community .
  • London, the world’s greatest city laid bare on BFI Flipside! « Mister Trippy 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC stewarthomesociety.org [Source type: General]

^ Newport Opts into Ohio State Law Newport, OH - The unincorporated community of Newport, Ohio (population 2,200) has opted to follow Ohio state law.
  • Dogs Bite Blog: More Cities Contemplating Pit Bull Laws - DogsBite.org 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.dogsbite.org [Source type: News]

^ The Census Bureau modified the population threshold within urbanized areas to 5,000 in 1970, allowed for CDPs in urbanized areas in New England in 1980, and lowered the urbanized area threshold again to 2,500 in 1990.
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.Unlike most other states, Maryland in particular grants significant home-rule powers to its counties, hence population centers comprising tens of thousands — including virtually all of suburban Baltimore — have little incentive to incorporate.^ Salt Lake County Government Center – 2001 South State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84190 – 801 468-3000 .
  • HB40 - HB40 — Township Survey , Salt Lake County 20 September 2009 3:18 UTC www.hb40.slco.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ None of Leelanau County's villages and communities are incorporated, but there was one that almost became a home rule village called Elmwood.
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^ For use in this rule the following definitions will apply: (a) "Agency" means an incorporated city, county or Native American Indian Tribe.
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.The state of Michigan has policies that favor townships and discourage city formation, and so has many such communities.^ Proposals to designate, plan, or zone unincorporated communities shall be coordinated with all special districts, metropolitan service districts, and cities likely to be affected by such actions.
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^ When strip clubs spread to the vast bulk of cities in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s, a similar cinematic obsession with such establishments was evident in many North American movies.
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^ There are also a few other trans, such as the Republic Republic is an unincorporated community located in Marquette County, Michigan.
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.The state of Hawaii takes the concept to its logical conclusion: it has no incorporated cities as subcounty governments (the City and County of Honolulu is the state's only "city") and all its "towns" are administered at the county level.^ Hawaii is the only state that has no incorporated places recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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^ By agreement with the state of Hawaii, the U.S. Census Bureau does not show data separately for the city of Honolulu, which is coextensive with Honolulu County.
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^ The law provides that in unincorporated areas of the state, the IRC and the NEC as adopted by the municipality that is the county seat of the county in which the construction is taking place, including any amendments or ordinances by that municipality, apply to the construction of the unincorporated areas of that county.
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In United States local government, an unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i.e. incorporation as a city or town). There are two main types of unincorporated communities:
  • a neighborhood or other community existing within one or across multiple existing incorporated areas (i.e. cities or towns). For example, Clifton, Massachusetts lies on the border between the towns of Swampscott and Marblehead. .Nike headquarters is completely surrounded by the city of Beaverton, Oregon.
  • a neighborhood or other community existing outside of an incorporated municipal government, or away from a larger urbanized area.^ Under Texas' Municipal Annexation Act of 1963, cities have certain powers over surrounding unincorporated areas, termed the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction.
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    ^ Though both incorporated villages are self-governing, the unincorporated area and the villages constitute the Town as a political and governmental subdivision f the State.

    ^ Where this occurs, and where one or more other incorporated places in the county or MCD continue to function as separate governments, even though they have been included in the consolidated government, the primary incorporated place is referred to as a "consolidated city."
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    For examples, see Paradise, Michigan and Romance, Arkansas.
.In New York, unincorporated communities within towns are called hamlets.^ It is an unincorporated area within the Town of Hempstead .

^ Oceanside is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County , on the south shore of Long Island, New York .

^ "Community Sewer System" means a sewage disposal system which has service connections to at least 15 permanent dwelling units, including manufactured homes, within the unincorporated community.
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The towns are themselves municipalities which can contain villages. .Exceptions to this exist, however, such as the peculiar relationship between the Village of Mamaroneck, the Village of Larchmont, the unincorporated town of Mamaroneck, and the overarching Town of Mamaroneck.^ Though both incorporated villages are self-governing, the unincorporated area and the villages constitute the Town as a political and governmental subdivision f the State.

^ To residents of the unincorporated area however, the Town provides direct municipal services including police, fire, and sanitation.

^ The two communities, however, have grown together to such an extent that a clear break between the two communities is no longer identifiable in the landscape.
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.In Ohio, townships are considered unincorporated areas while only villages and cities are referred to as incorporated.^ That portion contained in the Unincorporated area and that portion contained in the City of Los Angeles and not assigned to District 3.
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^ One landscaped area will be allowed at each entrance of a state highway into a city, county or unincorporated community.
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^ Lane County Animal Services provides service for the unincorporated area of Lane County and City of Eugene.
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.In the context of the United States insular areas, the word "unincorporated" means that the territory has not been formally and irrevocably incorporated into the United States.^ The owner of a tract of land in the Dallas County Unincorporated Area who divides this tract into two or more parts to lay out a subdivision [i.e.

^ "Community Sewer System" means a sewage disposal system which has service connections to at least 15 permanent dwelling units, including manufactured homes, within the unincorporated community.
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^ One landscaped area will be allowed at each entrance of a state highway into a city, county or unincorporated community.
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.(See: incorporated territory.) Unincorporated insular areas are therefore potentially subject to being sold or otherwise transferred to another power, or, conversely, being granted independence.^ They successfully fought the master plan of the powerful Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in the early 1970s for the unincorporated area that is now RPV. .
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^ FEATURED LINKS – Announces new Unincorporated Area East LAs or highlights information being added to an existing website.
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^ Bloomfield : Unincorporated area in the Parish of Wilmot.  Was this area named after David Bloomfield who had a Loyalist land grant in 1799 on the Saint John River?

.However, neither fate seems likely to occur in the foreseeable future to the five remaining major unincorporated U.S. insular areas, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the Northern Mariana Islands.^ There are no incorporated places in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
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^ Minor civil division--The primary governmental or administrative division of a county in 28 states, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas having legal boundaries, names, and descriptions.
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^ III. Census Designated Place Criteria and Characteristics for the 2010 Census The criteria contained herein apply to the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
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.In some areas, small centers of population retain the names that they were given when they were originally settled, even though the neighborhoods later became part of other municipalities.^ A CDP constitutes a single, closely settled center of population that is named.
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^ Encanto  (92114) - Encanto is an ethnically diverse neighborhood in the southeastern part of San Diego.  Parts of the neighborhood have a more "country" feel with larger lots with many trees, and some homes have great views of downtown San Diego.  For more information on this area, click here .

^ Where this occurs, and where one or more other incorporated places in the county or MCD continue to function as separate governments, even though they have been included in the consolidated government, the primary incorporated place is referred to as a "consolidated city."
  • Places Cartographic Boundary Files Descriptions and Metadata - U.S. Census Bureau 11 September 2009 11:43 UTC www.census.gov [Source type: Original source]

Official signs mark those towns, with the designation, "unincorporated."

Countries without unincorporated places

.Many countries, especially those with many centuries of history using multiple tiers of local government, do not use the concept of an unincorporated place.^ The relative importance of CDPs varies from state-to-state depending on laws governing municipal incorporation and annexation, but also depending on local preferences and attitudes regarding the identification of places.
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^ The Portal is filled with interesting facts and statistics on Unincorporated Area East LA, and useful information on the many Civil Service Commission services available to you.
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^ It is a Census-designated place (CDP) use / Gwinn Gwinn is an unincorporated community located in Marquette County, Michigan.
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.In the United Kingdom the whole of the country, rural and urban, has been covered by a two or three-tier system of local government for many centuries.^ Metadata Consolidated City A consolidated government is a unit of local government for which the functions of an incorporated place and its county or minor civil division (MCD) have merged.
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^ Representatives from California Rural Legal Assistance noted that many large-families are denied housing opportunities due to discrimination based, in whole or in part, on family size.
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In South Africa the latest constitution gave every place in the country democratically elected third-tier government.
Likewise the whole of the territory of Austria, France (except for some small overseas possessions), Poland, Netherlands and Italy is divided into communes.

See also

References

  1. ^ Loraine Braham (10am. August 25, 2004). Building Healthier Communities – Report. Full Text Transcript, Ministerial Reports, Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved on 2007-02-08.
.This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).^ As with this Genealogy wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License .
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^ This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia .
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^ The Portal website has been tested using a popular screen reader to ensure the pages can be appropriately viewed and navigated by the visually challenged.
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An unincorporated area is land that is not part of a town, city, or anything like a town.


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