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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Environmental Resource Inventory

Conduct a comprehensive mapping of the community's environmentally sensitive areas (such as floodplains or steep slopes) in order to make rational decisions about areas best suited for set-aside as open space. This should be the first step in crafting a local strategy for open space preservation.
  • We'd like to encourage development to locate in areas most suitable for new growth
  • We'd like to increase the amount of greenspace or parkland in our community
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