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2004 Model Code: Alternatives to Conventional Zoning (Word Version)

PRELIMINARIES
User Guide
Preface: Model Zoning And Land Use Codes
Part One: Introduction To The Model Code

PART TWO: RECOMMENDED BASIC INGREDIENTS
2-0 Basic Provisions For All Resolutions [Ordinances]
2-1 Environmental Regulations
2-2 Subdivisions And Land Development
2-3 Improvements Required For Subdivisions And Land Development
2-4 Reference To State Permits

PART TWO: RECOMMENDED BASIC INGREDIENTS
2-5 (Phase 2) Alternative Street And Pedestrian System Standards

PART TWO: RECOMMENDED BASIC INGREDIENTS
2-6 (Phase 2) Bicycle Facility Specifications

PART TWO: RECOMMENDED BASIC INGREDIENTS
2-7 (Phase 2) Hillside Development

PART THREE: PROVISIONS FOR DEVELOPING AND BUILT-UP AREAS
3-1 Performance Standards For Off-Site Impacts
3-2 Development Performance Standards
3-3 Home Business Uses
3-4 Tree Protection
3-5 Regulations For Specific Uses
3-6 Public Nuisance
3-7 Signs
3-8 (Phase 2) Planned Unit Development
3-9 (Phase 2) Landscaping And Buffers
3-10 (Phase 2) Residential Infill Development


PART FOUR: PROVISIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL/RURAL AREAS
4-1 Agricultural Lands
4-2 Agricultural Use Notice And Waiver
4-3 Agricultural Buffers
4-4 Manufactured Home Compatibility Standards
4-4 Manufactured Home Compatibility Standards (Cont’d)
4-5 Manufactured Home Parks
4-6 Animal Feeding Operations
4-7 Rural Clustering
4-8 (Phase 2) Scenic Corridor Overlay District
§4-9 (Phase 2) Rural/Suburban Arterial Corridor Overlay

PART FIVE: PROVISIONS FOR SMALL DOWNTOWNS
5-1 Downtown Specific Plans
5-2 Design Review
5-3 Design Guidelines
5-4 Historic Preservation
5-5 (Phase 2) Urban Redevelopment/ Downtown Development

PART SIX: ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES
6-1 Land Use Intensity Districts And Map
6-2 Interchange Area Development
6-3 Development Agreement
6-4 Major Permit Requirement
6-5 Environmental Impact Review
6-6 Land Use Guidance (Point) System
6-7 Corridor Map
6-8 (Phase 2) Interim Development Regulations

PART SEVEN: PROCEDURES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS
7-1 Procedures
7-2 Board Of Appeals And Variances
7-3 Planning Commission
7-4 Hearing Examiner
7-5 Intergovernmental Agreement For Services
7-6 (Phase 2) Traffic Impact Studies

MASTER BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDICES
Task One Report: Land Use Issues In Rural Georgia
Task Two Report: Alternative Land Use Management Techniques
A Basic Template For Conducting Quality Growth Audits

Model Code Complete Document Download (23 MB File)

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