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Land

Ensure that land use and development patterns safeguard natural ecosystems and resources while providing for the long-term health of the community?s economy and social climate and the people in the community.

Objectives:

  1. Protect and preserve lands that are sensitive to disturbance or that provide unique ecological, cultural or aesthetic features.
  2. Create and conserve open space as integrated, connected green infrastructure in dense neighborhoods throughout the community.
  3. Implement infrastructure and development patterns that are compact and contiguous to existing developed areas.
  4. Reclaim, restore and/or redevelop land that is degraded by erosion, contamination and pollution, improper filling or dumping.
  5. Improve soil quality for the health of the urban plant community.



 
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