Walker, LA

Walker, LA

In 2011, the City of Walker began its first master planning process, despite being an incorporated municipality since 1909. “Blueprint of a City” establishes priorities for the City of Walker based on the concerns of residents, businesses, civic groups, and public officials, developing a 20-year plan for sustainable and resilient growth.

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Church Point, LA

Church Point, LA

The people of Church Point value living in a safe and attractive community with a strong economic base. The Church Point Comprehensive Long-Range Resiliency Plan guides future development in the town through Smart Growth planning principals, zoning code updates, flood mitigation, and strategies for economic development and crime prevention.

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St. John the Baptist Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish

As part of the Community Resiliency Pilot Program, St. John the Baptist Parish is integrating resilience into a development management program as the fourth phase of its Comprehensive Plan. This new program will revise the existing zoning and subdivision ordinances to ensure they align with the comprehensive plan goals and policies.

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Leland, MI

Leland, MI

Residents and businesses in the Town of Leland, MI came together in 2007 to create the Fishtown Preservation Society (FPS), with the common goal of improving and enhancing the community through recommendations that were implemented into the town’s Master Plan. The main objective of FPS is to address the diminishing commercial fishing operations while retaining businesses that cater to seasonal visitors.

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Southern Shores, NC

Southern Shores, NC

In order to protect the natural coastal features of Southern Shores, NC, specific ordinances have been adopted to guide development in the community. These ordinances were created alongside multiple existing protection efforts to maximize the area’s protection, while allowing growth and development in appropriate locations.

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