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Resource List

Linking Water Resources and Best Local Land Use Practices Document Linking Land Use & Ohio's Waters: Best Local Land Use Practices 2012 Cover

Matrices of Examples

Checklist

Bibliography

Special Topics

Case Studies (new page)

Videos (new page)

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has adopted the document at its meeting on December 12, 2012. The Ohio Water Resources Council has adopted the document at its meeting on February 20, 2013.

Linking Water Resources and Best Local Land Use Practices
Individual chapters of the Linking Land Use and Ohio's Waters (Chapters are PDFs approx. 2-9 MB each; tables are MS Excel files):

Cover, Table of Contents, and Chapter 1 - Introduction : video 1, video 2, video 8 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 2 - Comprehensive Planning : video 3 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 3 - Compact Development : Table of examples : video 4 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 4 - Conservation Development : Table of commercial examples : Table of general examples : video 5 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 5 - Storm Water Management : Table of storm water examples : Table of erosion control examples : video 6 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 6 - Stream, Floodplain, and Wetland Protection : Table of examples : video 7 on YouTube : Web References

Chapter 7 - Source Water Protection : Web References

Chapter 8 - Natural Areas Establishment & Management : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 9 - Brownfields Redevelopment : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 10 - Tree and Woodland Protection : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 11 - Steep Slope Protection : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 12 - Agricultural Lands Protection : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 13 - Transfer of Development Rights : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 14 - Historic Protection : Web References

Chapter 15 - Scenic Protection : Table of examples : Web References

Chapter 16 - Access Management : Table of general examples : Table of common access drive examples : Web References

Appendix - Acknowledgements

Matrices
A set of tables comparing example regulations for each recommended Best Practice. These are the same tables listed above, here by topic instead of by chapter.

Access Management Common Access Drives Steep Slopes Protection
Agricultural Lands Protection Compact Development Storm Water Management
Brownfields Redevelopment Erosion and Sediment Control Stream, Floodplains, Wetlands
Conservation Development - Commercial Natural Areas Management Transfer of Development Rights
Conservation Development - General Scenic Protection Tree and Woodland Protection

Checklists
Want to compare your existing code to the recommended best practices? Use this checklist. We also have a Comprehensive Plan Best Practices checklist.

Bibliography
Curious about how the practices contribute to economic prosperity? Review the bibliography of the economic value of the recommended Best Practices.

Special Topics

ODOT Brief: Research on the relationship between Balanced Growth land use and transportation policy
Bioswale Brief: Use of Green Infrastructure/Bioswales in street Rights-of-Way by local governments