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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


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Minimum Density Zoning

Adopt an ordinance that specifies the minimum allowable development density in appropriate districts that can easily accommodate higher densities, such as downtown, neighborhoods near commercial or employment centers, etc. This minimum density is generally stated in units per acre or minimum floor area ratios, an contrasts with the normal density maximums found in most traditional zoning districts.
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