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Community Design

Planning for Sea-Level Rise V: Overlay Zones

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fifth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses the use of overlay zones to delineate and regulate areas at risk.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise IV: Changes to Building and Site Standards

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Fourth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses changes to building and site standards.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise III: Restricting Development

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Third of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to restrict development and to allow protective easements to move as shorelines change.

Developers Convention To Address ‘Why Green Infrastructure?’

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Builders Association will offer a suite of green infrastructure resources and tools at the Atlantic Builders Convention.

New Jersey Future Staff To Speak at Planning Conference

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Three members of the New Jersey Future staff will be speaking at APA-New Jersey’s annual planning conference Jan. 26 and 27 in New Brunswick.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II: Redirecting Development

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I: Accounting for Damage

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

New Reports Assess State’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Two new reports from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers University detail New Jersey’s vulnerability to projected sea-level rise.

School District Regionalization: The Land-Use Connection

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The fragmented nature of New Jersey’s school districts, and the way they are funded, give rise to unintended negative land-use consequences. Regionalization of school districts could mitigate that.

Three Communities Step Up To Mainstream Green Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

The communities of Byram, Hammonton and Newton have been selected as pilot towns for New Jersey Future’s Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure project.

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