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Building Invisble Walls: Urban Growth Boundaries

2011
Guide outlining how to effectively plan for and implement urban growth boundaries.
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Hanover Urbanized Area Boundary Map

2013
Map of UGB—with original and expanded boundaries—in Adams County (PA).
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Holding The Line: Urban Containment In The United States

2002
A comprehensive review of the urban growth boundary tool, including evaluations of different urban containment techniques, a study of their prevalence in the United States, and case studies.
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Managing Maryland’s Growth, Models and Guidelines, Urban Growth Boundaries

1995
Organizations/Sources: The Maryland Office of Planning
This report examines urban growth boundaries as a technique for concentrating growth in development areas and discouraging it elsewhere. It explains how boundaries are used in Maryland and in other states, outlines the elements that must be present for a growth boundary to be successful, and presents a step-by-step procedure for creating and enacting a boundary.
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Pequea Township Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Amendment to the township's comprehensive plan that includes an expansion of its urban growth boundary.
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Urban Growth Boundaries Overview

Explains urban growth boundaries, answers common questions, and includes a model ordinance component.
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Urban Growth Boundary

2009
Authors: Mary Frey
Organizations/Sources: Lancaster County Planning Commission
Urban growth boundaries are used to contain land development by delineating areas where government policy encourages high density, mixed used development from areas where policy encourages rural and agricultural uses. Urban growth boundaries can promote prosperous urban areas and protect farmland and open space.
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West Manchester Township Zoning Map

Zoning map for West Manchester Township (York County, Pennsylvania) that includes various zoning districts and an urban growth boundary.
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Williamsport Designated Growth Area Map

2016
Map of designated growth areas and future growth areas in Williamsport, PA. Part of Lycoming County's comprehensive plan.
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