Smart Growth Principles

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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