Smart Growth Principle Examples

Mix Land Uses

 

Take Advantage of Compact Building Design

Create a Range of Housing Opportunities and Choices

Create Walkable Neighborhoods

 

Foster Distinctive, Attractive Communities with a Strong Sense of Place

Preserve Open Space, Farmland, Natural Beauty and Critical Environmental Areas

Strengthen and Direct Development Towards Existing Communities

 

Provide a Variety of Transportation Choices

Make Development Decisions Predictable, Fair and Cost Effective

 

Encourage Community and Stakeholder Collaboration in Development Decisions