TITLE

Click Here for Smart Growth

AUTHOR(S)
Chambers, Steve
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the role of the New Jersey Smart Growth Locator, a free online service developed by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, in shaping the new landscape in New Jersey. For its innovative approach to forwarding the state plan and helping consumers understand their role in smart growth, the New Jersey Smart Growth Locator has received the 2007 National Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice. The Smart Growth Locator is a free online service that allows anyone to type in a street address and find out whether the property lies in the state plan map.
ACCESSION #
24662363

 

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