General Policy

General Policy & Program Goals of the Multi-Jurisdictional Partnerships
All governmental units who are party to this project have the same goal for the Fremont Area, which is to promote “Smart Growth” principles in any planning efforts in the Area. These principles include the following:
  • Create walkable communities
  • Encourage community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions
  • Foster distinctive, attractive communities with a sense of place
  • Make development decisions predictable, fair and cost effective
  • Mix land uses
  • Preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty and critical environmentally sensitive areas
  • Provide a variety of transportation choices
  • Strengthen and direct new and infill development toward existing communities
  • Take advantage of compact building design