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Greenspace Planning

·    A guide to a spreadsheet based greenspace planning tools

·   The spreadsheet based greenspace planning tool

 Economic and Environmental Benefits to Greenspace

·      A PowerPoint slideshow on the economics of growth, sprawl, and greenspace

·      A report on the benefits of landscape patterns

 Cost of Service Studies

·      A report on studies in four counties on the fiscal impact of land uses on local governments

·      A slideshow on results of cost of service studies in Georgia

·     A report on the fiscal impacts of land uses on local government

 Smart Growth Tools

·      A slide show on growth economics, including smart growth

·      A toolkit for conservation subdivision ordinances

 Transferable Development Rights

·      A report from a TDR feasibility study for Athens-Clarke County

 Land Conservation Tools

·      A report on purchase of development rights (large file)

·      An executive summary of the above report

·      A report on the economic impact of urban forests and open spaces

 Differential Taxation for Property

·    Coming soon.

Alternatives to Zoning

·      Coming soon.

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Last updated: January 13, 2006