Urban Growth Boundaries

Building Invisble Walls: Urban Growth Boundaries

2011
Guide outlining how to effectively plan for and implement urban growth boundaries.
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Feb 01, 2019
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Hanover Urbanized Area Boundary Map

2013
Map of UGB—with original and expanded boundaries—in Adams County (PA).
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Feb 01, 2019
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Holding The Line: Urban Containment In The United States

2002
A comprehensive review of the urban growth boundary tool, including evaluations of different urban containment techniques, a study of their prevalence in the United States, and case studies.
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Dec 09, 2009
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Managing Maryland’s Growth, Models and Guidelines, Urban Growth Boundaries

1995
Organizations/Sources: The Maryland Office of Planning
This report examines urban growth boundaries as a technique for concentrating growth in development areas and discouraging it elsewhere. It explains how boundaries are used in Maryland and in other states, outlines the elements that must be present for a growth boundary to be successful, and presents a step-by-step procedure for creating and enacting a boundary.
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Apr 14, 2017
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Pequea Township Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Amendment to the township's comprehensive plan that includes an expansion of its urban growth boundary.
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Feb 01, 2019
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Urban Growth Boundaries Overview

Explains urban growth boundaries, answers common questions, and includes a model ordinance component.
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Feb 01, 2019
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Urban Growth Boundary

2019
Authors: Nate Lotze
Urban growth boundaries are used to demarcate where government intends to encourage and discourage land development. This guide provides links to resources about urban growth boundaries, as well as examples from Pennsylvania municipalities. (Print version of ConservationTools.org guide)
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Feb 25, 2019
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West Manchester Township Zoning Map

Zoning map for West Manchester Township (York County, Pennsylvania) that includes various zoning districts and an urban growth boundary.
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Feb 05, 2019
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Williamsport Designated Growth Area Map

2016
Map of designated growth areas and future growth areas in Williamsport, PA. Part of Lycoming County's comprehensive plan.
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Feb 04, 2019
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