Identification and delineation of an area with fragile or threatened resources such as habitat, steep slopes, mature wooded areas, wetlands and watersheds.
Protect natural resources and control development.
- Cooperation among multiple land owners likely.
- Technical studies are required to support policies with fact-based findings.
Provides a comprehensive approach for larger areas. Can protect large areas with higher review standards for development and land use.
Gaining Ground Model Critical Environmental Overlay District