Smart Growth in Normal Heights

This series of articles based on the 10 principles of Smart Growth delve into what Smart Growth is, how it is currently a part of Normal Heights, and ow it is a vision of the future for this special community.

What Can Smart Growth Do for Normal Heights?

1. Mix land uses

2. Take advantage of compact design

3. Create a range of housing opportunities and choices

4. Create walkable neighborhoods

5. Foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place (stay tuned)

6. Preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas (stay tuned)

7. Direct development towards existing communities (stay tuned)

8. Provide a variety of transportation choices (stay tuned)

9. Make development decisions predictable, fair, and cost-effective (stay tuned)

10. Encourage community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions (stay tuned)