Preservation Or Housing? California Can't Decide

State policy encourages farmland preservation while at the same time mandating thousands of new homes in agricultural areas.

January 31, 2002, 8:00 AM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

Leaders of some semi-rural counties in California say they are caught in abind. One one hand, state policy encourages the preservation of farmland. Onthe other hand, state and regional policies mandate that counties plan forthousands of new homes in unincorporated areas. California Planning &Development Report explores the apparent dichotomy.

Thanks to Paul Shigley

Wednesday, January 30, 2002 in California Planning and Development Report

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