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Smart Growth for Coastal Planning

This section provides a list of pages that are relevant to Smart Growth.  The Comprehensive Planning or Smart Growth Law, Wisconsin §66.1001 states that all programs and plans related to zoning, land division regulations, and mapping must be outlined by a Comprehensive Plan by January 2010.  Not meant to be a comprehensive collection of information on smart growth or the Wisconsin Comprehensive Planning Law, this section of information may provide a better understanding to the implications of comprehensive planning in Wisconsin.  Please click on the links below for more information. 

Table of Contents
Introduction to Smart Growth
Laws and Policies
Land Use
Community Building Resources
Coastal and Water Resources
Wisconsin's Planning Law
Other Important Websites

Disclaimer: The information provided in the Great Lakes Coastal Planning Resource website is provided as a convenience and has been compiled from multiple sources starting in January 2003 and updated in February 2007. This information is not intended as a comprehensive source and may not always be the most recent source available. This site contains links to other web sites (Linked Sites), which are not under the control of the website. We are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The website also is not responsible for webcasting or for any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The website is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the website or any association with its operators.

The Great Lakes Coastal Planning Resource website was developed by the Land Information & Computer Graphics Facility (LICGF), in collaboration with and funding provided by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management under the Coastal Zone Management Act, Grant #NA03NOS4190106, along with assistance from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

For more information, contact David Hart.