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Centralized Growth Management Policy and Local Land-Use Decision Making: Learning from Oregon’s Experience

The state of Oregon implements central planning in its economic development strategy. Although it represents an effective method it also has its weak points. There is a tendency for biased representations of public demands by government officials. This gap could be addressed by opening communication lines between the central and local government and the general public. In addition, a policy for growth management program must be occasionally reviewed relative to general agreement.

Publication Name
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
Downloadable Documents
Thomas D. Armstrong and Harvey M. Jacobs
Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society
Page Numbers
Publication Date
August 01, 1996
Publication Type
National, Oregon
Smart Growth / Growth Management

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