Ten Principles on Smart Growth (Sprawl)

 

        Create Range of Housing Opportunities and Choices

        Create Walkable Neighborhoods

        Encourage Community and Stakeholder Collaboration

        Foster Distinctive, Attractive Places with a Strong Sense of Place

        Make Development Decisions Predictable, Fair and Cost Effective

        Mix Land Uses

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

        Provide a Variety of Transportation Choices

        Strengthen and Direct Development Towards Existing Communities

       Take Advantage of Compact Building Design