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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


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Brownfield Redevelopment

To encourage redevelopment and reuse of abandoned Brownfields (old industrial properties) in your community, develop a program that includes any of the following elements:
1) Inventory all of the Brownfields in your community.
2) Have each Brownfield site assessed to determine the likely cost of cleaning up or containing any residual on-site contaminants.
3) Offer financial incentives (or at least information of financial assistance available from other sources) for remediation and redevelopment of these sites, since the clean-up and/or containment of Brownfields is often very expensive.
  • We like to better protect our natural resources (such as streams, wetlands, etc.)
  • We'd like to create more jobs or economic opportunities in our community
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