Growing Local

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A model On Farm Direct Marketing Ordinance for Burlington County, New Jersey municipalities.
Communities may use regulatory tools such as zoning ordinances and special use districts to establish designated areas for food processing, aggregation, and distribution.  The Burlington Vermont Code...
Go To 2040 is the long-range comprehensive plan for the Chicago region that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. 
On June 19, 2013, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission adopted the ECOS Plan as the Regional Plan and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan. On June 25, 2013 the Greater Burlington...
Sections 3-C and 3-E of the Fairfax County Virginia Zoning Ordinance authorize cluster development in specific zones. Cluster development is most effective when open space requirements are mandatory...
This guide has been written for elected officials, planning commissioners, planners, attorneys and community members who are interested in protecting California’s farmland. The guide’s focus is how...
This guide was formulated in response to the recent growth in the number of new local food policy councils, with these food policy councils intended as our main audience. However, this toolkit should...
The purpose of the Northeast Sector Plan is to outline specific land use goals, policies and recommendations for the planning area, while being consistent with the overall adopted comprehensive plan...
The Envision San José 2040 General Plan sets forth a vision and a comprehensive road map to guide the City’s continued growth through the year 2040. The Plan includes land use policies to shape the...
The purpose of this zoning ordinance is to implement the comphrehensive plan and to preserve the availability of agricultural land; to protect farming operations; to promote the protection of soil...