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Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook


American Planning Association's Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook, with tools to help local governments combat urban sprawl, protect farmland, promote affordable housing, and encourage redevelopment.

These tools can be useful for local jurisdictions looking to implement health in all policies (HiAP) in their jurisdiction by providing samples of policies used to promote health in community and building planning and design.


Primary Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Secondary Toolkits:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Community Design, Land Use, Planning, Policies, Strategic Planning, Transportation Planning, Zoning


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