TABLE OF CONTENTS

Survey of Local Growth Issues


Tools For Planning For and Managing Growth

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Which of the following categories of tools does your community use?

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Link to table Link to table Land-use planning document to concentrate development in designated areas
Link to table Link to table Zoning authority to implement the land-use plan
Link to table Link to table Zoning authority to allow mixed-use (e.g., commercial/residential) developments
Link to table Link to table Offer local funding (grants and loans) to help offset the costs of infill (e.g., in town) development
Link to table Link to table Offer local tax incentives to encourage infill development
Link to table Link to table Work with adjacent communities on projects addressing growth-related issues
Link to table Link to table Require developers to contribute to project-related infrastructure costs through impact fees
Link to table Link to table Target state funding for infrastructure to areas designated for development
Link to table Link to table Use state funds to acquire/conserve farm, forest, or environmentally sensitive lands
Link to table Link to table Offer tax incentives to encourage farmers to keep their farmland