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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Public Nuisance Ordinances

Adopt and enforce regulations to protect neighboring residents and property owners by controlling nuisances such as, loud noises, stagnant water, abandoned vehicles, accumulation of junk, and tall weeds and grass.
  • We need to promote revitalization of our downtown
  • We need to promote revitalization of some parts of our community
  • We'd like to avoid more sprawl (or unplanned) development
  • We'd like to encourage development to locate in areas most suitable for new growth
  • We'd like to improve the curb-appeal of commercial or shopping areas
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