Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Comprehensive Plan’s Five Overriding Principles (Part II)

Jon Quitslund 4. The costs and benefits to property owners should be considered in making land use decisions. I discussed the fifth Principle at length in Part I of this essay.  That principle establishes the importance of maintaining environmental resources … Continue reading

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The Comprehensive Plan’s Five Overriding Principles (Part I)

Jon Quitslund “Development should be based on the principle that the Island’s environmental resources are finite and must be maintained at a sustainable level.” What I’ve just quoted is the fifth of the Five Overriding Principles that are stated prominently … Continue reading

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