Balance & Sustainability
The Commonwealth Zoning Board was established by CNMI Public Law 6-32 to administer a land use and zoning system that protects the interests of landowners and the general public as a whole. Its primary role is to administer a system of zoning that allows for a mixture of uses avoiding nuisances by measuring the compatibility of proximate uses against quantifiable performance standards. These duties are done to safeguard the health, safety and general welfare of residents and visitors of the CNMI, while respecting and preserving the natural and historical resources of the islands.
To safeguard the health, safety and general welfare of the residents & visitors of the CNMI by administering an effective zoning system that allows for harmonious business enterprise, compatibility with proximate uses and a land use system that protects the interests of both present and future residents.
Thank You, Si Yuus Ma'ase, Ghilisow
The Commonwealth Zoning Board would like your opinion on proposed amendments to the Saipan Zoning Law. Please click on the link below and let your voice be heard.