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Best Practices in Georgia Planning


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Rehabilitation Codes

Adopt building codes with standards appropriate to the renovation of older buildings. Typical building codes were written with new construction in mind, and strict application of these codes to older buildings will significantly increase renovation costs. Rehabilitation codes help keep costs down, thereby encouraging rehabilitation of older properties
  • We need to promote revitalization of our downtown
  • We need to promote revitalization of some parts of our community
  • We'd like more affordable housing in our community
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