CNU Charter Award Recipient 2010
– Land Development Approval Process, Growth Management, Subdivision, ArcGIS
As Project Manager with ShieldsDesign, LLC:
With its consolidated city-county form of government, Augusta, Georgia is uniquely situated to very effectively manage its growth. Unlike nonconsolidated governments, Augusta can plan and regulate the development of its urban, suburban, and rural areas.
This policy document provides the City with a strategic advantage in battling the nation-wide inefficiencies and other problems commonly associated with the post-WWll phenomena of suburban sprawl and its negative effects on adjacent rural resources and the urban core.
In order to preserve the City's rural character and ecological value along the Savannah River, this document proposes to formalize the “Green Infrastructure” of natural and environmental resources into the Development Approval Process.
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