Urban growth boundary


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Urban growth boundary

A boundary that identifies the urban lands needed during a specified planning period to support urban development densities and separate these lands from rural lands.
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McMahon has said that the city's decision not to expand the urban growth boundary will drive up housing prices.
The new Government has therefore set up an advisory committee to review possible 'Logical Inclusions' to the Urban Growth Boundary and to also consider how major infrastructure including transport is going to provided and define the boundaries for grassland reserves that should be preserved.
In 1979, the Portland metropolitan region adopted an urban growth boundary, complying with an Oregon law mandating the creation of such boundaries across the state.
The Urban Growth Boundary bounces investment back inward," says Henry Richmond, co-founder of the environmental group 1,000 Friends of Oregon.
They knew also that rural development outside the urban growth boundary was a cause for concern.
Urban growth boundary expansions often are long-drawn-out processes.
LINDA BAKER is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon, which is protected against sprawl by an urban growth boundary.
Perhaps you should look for your next business opportunities outside the Rose City's Urban Growth Boundary.
State landuse officials have approved the first major expansion of Eugene's urban growth boundary in 35 years.
The Government should rule out any possibility of an urban growth boundary in Auckland Councils Unitary Plan if it is serious about fixing the housing crisis, says Labours Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
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