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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Tax Allocation District (TAD)

Implement a tax increment financing program by establishing a tax allocation district (TAD). With TAD, the local government usually issues bonds to pay for improvements such as infrastructure to make the district more attractive for new development. The added tax revenues that result for new development in the district are used to pay off the bonds.
  • We need to improve our public facility capacity in order to attract new development
  • We need to promote revitalization of our downtown
  • We'd like to create more jobs or economic opportunities in our community
  • We'd like to promote development of vacant sites or abandoned structures in our community
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Camp Creek Marketplace

 
Efficient Land Use

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