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Review & Approvals Process

As a consensus-building process, a CSS project can speed up and ease the review and approval processes. Rather than waiting until the end of the project for review and approvals by other state and local agencies, these entities are involved as stakeholders in the process from the very beginning. Identification of community concerns and participation in the process early on, also helps avoid conflict and community opposition at the approvals stage of a project.

Excerpt IconExcerpt Implementing Zoning Ordinances and Regulations
Discusses how to conduct a "code audit" to determine whether local and state zoning ordinances, development standards, and design standards are barriers or opportunities for CSSD?  more...
from  Context Sensitive Street Design
Excerpt IconExcerpt Question Two: What will stand in our way?
"By identifying [hurdles] up front, you can build time into the project to work through and deal with difficult issues." more...
from  Building Projects that Build Communities: Recommended Best Practices

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