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Strategy LU1.2: Adopt flexible regulations that allow higher-density development and a greater number of uses where infrastructure is in place to support it, consistent with the regional Preferred Scenario.

Strategy Description

Allow for mixed-use development and density bonuses in areas where infrastructure exists to support it and where it is consistent with local design criteria.

Additional Information / Case Studies

    • Smart Growth America describes the importance of revising state laws to encourage cities to allow more multifamily and higher density housing. The site also provides links to case studies.

Recommendation

LU1: Utilize existing infrastructure and reinforce existing community centers.