Growth Management

Overview

The overall goal of the Growth Management Program (GMP) is to "achieve a cooperative process for Growth Management on a countywide basis, while maintaining local authority over land use decisions and the establishment of performance standards." One of the key principles underlying growth management is to ensure that "future residential, business, and commercial growth would pay for the facilities required to meet the demands resulting from that growth," while sales tax revenues would be used to alleviate existing congestion.

The GMP has made real improvements in managing growth in Co... more