Coastal and Waterfront Smart Growth Guide

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Communities can use smart growth strategies to achieve environmental, social, and economic goals. This online guide outlines ten coastal smart growth elements and provides a wide range of tools and techniques for incorporating these elements into community planning efforts. The guide also highlights the connection between smart growth strategies and community resilience and green infrastructure.

This Guide Features

  • Ten smart growth elements. Use these elements to help your community reach its planning goals.
  • Polices and techniques. Choose a technique or policy to help incorporate smart growth elements into your community planning project.
  • Case studies. Stories of how communities have incorporated smart growth provide additional information about green infrastructure planning.
  • Resilience resources. Find hazard-resilient smart growth tools and success stories.

Additional Information

Hazard-Resilient Smart Growth Case Studies