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Best Practices in Georgia Planning

Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Density Districts

Identify and establish, by ordinance, districts of your community where higher density housing is appropriate and permitted, such as downtown and walkable neighborhoods near commercial districts.
  • We need to manage traffic congestion and commute times
  • We'd like to coordinate with neighboring jurisdictions on shared needs
  • We'd like to increase the mix of housing (by size, type, and price range) in certain neighborhoods
  • We'd like to size our streets (width, etc.) to better fit neighborhood needs
  • We'd like to streamline our local development review process
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