County Leads in Steering Growth

by Gloria S. McGregor, (M.ASCE), Community Development Dir.; City of Davis, Davis, Calif.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1975, Vol. 45, Issue 7, Pg. 47-49

Document Type: Feature article


Tulare County, Calif., took the initiative in that state in organizing and developing guidelines for environmental management and planning on the county level. They identified specific goals, clarified enabling legislation and supplied a matrix of available data sources. Various California laws, especially one granting favorable status for land held in agricultural use, and local ordinances will help control growth and preserve indigenous resources.

Subject Headings: Environmental issues | Legislation | Matrix (mathematics) | Agriculture | Land use | Resource management | California | United States

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