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Understanding the Basics of Land Use and Planning Series


A series of resources designed to help California local officials in their efforts to plan and develop healthy communities that are socially, economically, environmentally and fiscally sustainable.



A Glossary of Land Use and Planning Terms

This resource helps local officials and the public understand the terms that are commonly used in the process of making local land use and planning decisions.


Planning Healthy Neighborhoods

This resource describes the relationship between health and the built environment; offers policy options; and describes strategies and examples of how to translate that vision into action.

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