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Welcome to Gaining Ground Information Database
Posted Oct 19 by sptadmin

A research library intended to be Ground Control for practical and scholarly explorations of innovative land use laws, regulations, and practices.

Gaining Ground Information Database is a project of the Land Use Law Center's Joint Program of Land Use Studies through which it conducts programs outside New York State in conjunction with institutional partners such as university departments, nongovernmental organizations, and state and federal agencies.

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Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Full Record
The Town of Eden has created several zoning districts, and use regulations in those districts, that will help control flooding and protect floodplains from uninformed and overdevelopment.
Ten Towns Great Swamp Watershed Management Committee Model Stream Buffer Conservation Zone Ordinance Full Record
The Ten Towns Great Swamp Watershed Management Committee was formed in 1995 through an Intermunicipal Agreement among ten municipalities, with lands within the Great Swamp watershed, and by Somerset a...
Village of Tarrytown Moratoria Full Record
This law creates three separate moratoria, which are: (1) Moratorium on Development of Property Utilizing Undeveloped Street Access, (2) Moratorium on Certain Residential Demolition and Construction, ...
Environmentally Sensitive Lands Full Record
The Town of Philipstown, New York, created an Environmentally Sensitive Lands- Identification law to identify and to protect and provide appropriate management of, environmentally sensitive lands, to ...
Executive Order 230 & Executive Order 233 Full Record
Following Executive Order 225 (extending the State of Emergency caused by Hurricane Sandy) and the release of FEMA’s new advisory base flood elevation maps for areas impacted by Sandy (containing the ...
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