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Avery County is developing planning strategies suited for economic growth and land use.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Fall 1990, p9-13, il, map, bibl, f
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31554
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The Qualla Housing Authority is planning to carve and build new brick dwellings for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians directly within the mountains of Western North Carolina, but various soil conservation problems are associated with such a project. The Soil Conservation Service recommended to use a high-pressure hydroseeder to plant grass, prevent erosion and maintain a foundation.
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365
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The authors discuss the 1973 Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA) and its implications for the North Carolina coast.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 1, May 1982, p2-13, il, bibl, f
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34334
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Following a three-year effort to improve coastal land-use planning, the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission adopted changes to Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA) land-use planning guidelines in October. CAMA requires the twenty coastal counties to prepare land-use plans, but planning is optional for municipalities in those counties. The new guidelines offer three levels of plans that give local governments flexibility to meet local needs, while seeking to improve protection of coastal water quality.
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31170
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This article examines the fiscal implications, such as tax base, land use and public investment, of both high and low-density development patterns. Simmons suggests promoting private investments will drive private investors.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 37 Issue , 2012, p, il
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32054
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Families can lose substantial amounts of money and suffer many inconveniences because they are selecting poor homesites. In this article, soil scientists from North Carolina State University discuss the diversity of soil types found in the state and characteristics of suitable sites for land development.
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3892
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Determining wise land use is a challenge for local governments. \"Shall land be protected or sold to developers?\" and \"Will development bring more revenues or more service demands?\" are common questions. To answer these questions, Chatham County is studying its commercial, farmland, residential, and industrial sectors to determine their revenue contributions and service demands.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 41, Nov 1998, p12-13, il Periodical Website
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34313
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The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency signed an agreement in mid-September to update flood maps in North Carolina. The flood maps need to be updated to reflect changes in a watershed and development which can affect flood stage or height of rising river water resulting from storms. Updating flood maps is an important first step in establishing guidelines and restrictions on land use in the floodplain.
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16827
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Communities large or small deal with environmental issues every day. They are an integral part of land use planning, and how well planners and community officials resolve or mitigate them determines how land will be used. Cooper describes an approach to planning that integrates environmental considerations into the land use decision-making process.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 1 Issue , Summer 1992, p39-45, il, bibl
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31731
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North Carolina has been accurately described as a fortune state, with good soil, adequate water a favorable climate, and quantities of open land. With multiple land users seeking to access this land, the Soil Conservation Service provides professional help on planning the best use for a tract of land. This article discusses the agency and their services to land use, protection, development and a variety of other needs.
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31710
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Many communities in North Carolina are experiencing rapid change as the population and urban development grows. John Shore, director of the North Carolina Land Use Congress, discusses land use base studies, the role of local government, taxation, public investment, and land use regulations.
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1906
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The Year of the Coast Conference marked the 20th anniversary of North Carolina's Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA). Ruley discusses land use planning on Topsail Island to assess CAMA's successes and failures.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 37, Sept 1994, p11-13, il Periodical Website
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11225
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Since 1969, Ronald F. Scott has worked for North Carolina as its state planning officer. Scott discusses land use planning and the effect of the three new land use bills.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 31 Issue 11, Nov 1973, p85-86, 239-240, il, por
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5527
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Entire issue's focus is on land-use planning in Western North Carolina.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 18 Issue 2, 1993, p25-52, il, map
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446
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The article identifies four options for state-imposed local government regional planning laws. This piece lays out the pros and cons of each of the approaches as it addresses the question of the appropriate role of the state in local land-use planning.
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