By Robin Fitzpatrick
I’m going to put you on the spot today and start with three questions. Let’s see how you do!
Q: Why is planning for land use important?
A: Similar to other plans, it outlines where we want to go! The goal of land-use planning is to further the health, safety and welfare of people and their communities by meeting their needs while safeguarding natural resources. It’s the process by which lands are evaluated and assessed to become a basis for decisions involving land use and configuration. Here’s a hint. Remember the terms evaluated and assessed!
Q: Who has the most influence over land use in your community? Continue reading Because We’re a Commonwealth