Washington State: 25 Years of Growth Management

Washington State: 25 Years of Growth Management

The 25th anniversary of Washington State’s Growth Management Act (GMA) was celebrate in late 2015. Adopted in 1990, the Growth Management Act has helped guide development in Washington’s cities, counties, and other jurisdictions.  Twenty-nine Washington counties containing 177 cities are required to use the principles of Growth Management.

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Land trusts in the WP region: An impressive but uneven record

Land trusts in the WP region: An impressive but uneven record

Land trusts are non-governmental organizations with a mission to protect key private land from subdivision and development. A review of land trusts’ varied success in the Western Planner region. by Dr. John B. Wright

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40 years on the Oregon land use trail & still working

40 years on the Oregon land use trail & still working

This article gives in-depth coverage of the 40 year evolution of Oregon’s statewide land use program, created in 1973. by James B. Knight

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Wasatch Front residents find a better way to grow

Wasatch Front residents find a better way to grow

Val John Halford takes a look at how Utah, the fourth fastest growing state, looks to change business as usual approach to land planning.

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