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Best Practices in Georgia Planning

Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Hillside & Ridgeline Protection

Adopt guidelines for construction on hillsides and slopes that include limitations on new development that would disrupt scenic vistas and requirements that new development be designed to avoid hillside erosion, increased runoff, potential for landslides, excessive tree removal, etc.
  • We like to better protect our natural resources (such as streams, wetlands, etc.)
  • 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
  • We'd like to preserve our rural scenery
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