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Laws

Iowa: Local Smart Planning Principles Statute

This law requires Iowa agencies, local governments, and other public entities to consider and apply smart growth principles during deliberation of all appropriate planning, zoning, development, and resource management decisions. The principles that must be considered include: collaboration between jurisdictions; efficiency, transparency and consistency; renewable energy; occupational diversity; revitalization; housing diversity; sustainable design; and, natural resources and agricultural protection.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
State
Iowa
Level of Government
State
Law Type
State Laws
Keywords
Land Use Planning, Smart Growth / Growth Management
Citation
Iowa Code Ann. §§ 18B.1 & 2 (2010).

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