Innovative Land Use Planning Techniques: A Handbook for Sustainable Development

Description: The Innovative Land Use Techniques handbook, which includes 23 chapters with model ordinances and regulations for use by municipalities interested in implementing innovative land use techniques, is available for download from this website in whole or by chapter. Model ordinances and regulations are also posted in Microsoft Word format for review and adaptation by local planners. The contents of the handbook include:

Introduction Habitat Management
Density Transfer Credit Wetlands Protection
Lot Size Averaging Protection of Groundwater and Surface Water
Feature-Based Density Shoreland Protection
Conservation Subdivision Flood Hazard Area Zoning
Village Plan Alternative Erosion and Sediment Control
Infill Development Transit Oriented Development
Agriculture Incentive Zoning Pedestrian Oriented Development
Urban Growth Boundary / Service District Access Management
Inclusionary Housing Preserving Dark Skies
Stormwater Management Energy Efficient Development
Steep Slopes & Ridgeline Protection Landscaping

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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, NH Association of Regional Planning Commissions, NH Office of Energy and Planning and the NH Local Government Center
Date: 2008

Format: Website

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