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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Greyfield Redevelopment

Provide assistance and incentives for redevelopment of greyfield areas. A greyfield is a declining or abandoned shopping mall or strip, and has the advantage that infrastructure is already in place and lacks the environmental cleanup issues of a Brownfield. Ideally these areas can be converted into walkable, higher density, mixed-use developments.
  • We need to improve our public facility capacity in order to attract new development
  • We need to promote revitalization of some parts of our community
  • We'd like to improve the curb-appeal of commercial or shopping areas
  • We'd like to reduce the amount of paved area in our community
  • We'd like to reduce the cost of providing public services/facilities
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