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10 Smart Growth Principles

  1. Strengthen and direct development towards existing communities
  2. Foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place
  3. Encourage community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions
  4. Make development decisions predictable, fair, and cost effective
  5. Preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas
  6. Mix land uses
  7. Create a range of housing opportunities and choices
  8. Take advantage of compact building design
  9. Create walkable neighborhoods
  10. Provide a variety of transportatopm choices

    Smart Growth Network 1996
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