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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Tree Protection

Adopt a tree ordinance that requires preservation of a significant portion of the trees on a new development site, particularly the larger, more mature specimens.
  • We'd like to improve the appearance of all, or parts of, our community
  • We'd like to improve the curb-appeal of commercial or shopping areas
  • We'd like to preserve our rural scenery
  • We'd like to protect our trees, particularly where new development takes place
  • We'd like to provide more protection of historic resources
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