comprehensive planning

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community planning

The process of planning a future community, or the guidance and shaping of the expansion of a current community, in an organized manner and with an organized layout, taking into account such considerations as convenience for its inhabitants, environmental conditions, social requirements, recreational facilities, aesthetic design, and economic feasibility. Such planning includes a study of present requirements and conditions as well as projections for the future, and often includes proposals for implementing the plan.
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challenges of traffic through comprehensive planning, he added.
Greenville County also is undertaking a comprehensive planning process, which the Greenville 2040 planning team will be mindful of and will coordinate with as appropriate, Fletcher said.
He suggested to eliminate these pressing challenges, comprehensive planning and dedication is imperative.
It also addresses changes in planning practice, including best practices for integrating sustainability into the comprehensive planning process; and it weighs how comprehensive plans effect change and how they are assessed and held accountable.
Florida's voters have been asked to decide whether they should have the final say on all comprehensive planning decisions.
Wisconsin's controversial comprehensive planning law is relatively innocuous compared to the accusations critics have leveled at it this year during an ongoing repeal effort.
The thirteen-member group met in November to begin the comprehensive planning process for Coney Island and create a coordinated economic development strategy.
WHEREAS, recognizing that better management practices will increase overall health and robustness of urban forests through comprehensive planning and joint implementation efforts; and
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the fiscal effect of new growth management systems by examining the impact of the Florida Omnibus Growth Management Act (GMA) of 1985 on comprehensive planning expenditures of local governments in south Florida.
The Rail Yards have been called one of the last frontiers for development in Manhattan, as such Borough President Fields felt that it could be used as a model for comprehensive planning in consultation with the community.

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