(a) Purpose. The purpose of the building setback minimum is the protection of the health, safety, and general welfare of the people and the attainment of unity in the development of streets and buildings in American Samoa.

(b) Restriction.

(1) No person shall erect, construct, alter, modify, remodel, or move or cause to be erected, constructed, altered, modified, remodeled, or moved any building or portion thereof, within 35 feet of the center of any road or a minimum of 10 feet from the edge of the road, whichever is greater.

(2) “Person” includes, but is not limited to, the following: person, persons, firm, partnership, or corporation.

(3) “Road” includes, but is not limited to, the following: road, street, highway, alley, or any specific area which is used for vehicular traffic by the public, excluding private access roads so marked.

History: Rule 5-88. eff 13 Jul 88.