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Sustainable land-use planning: revitalising a flood prone office park

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  • Lynn Mandarano
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    This paper describes an applied research project that used a sustainable land-use planning approach to examine flood hazard mitigation alternatives in a 536-acre developed office park complex. A watershed-wide assessment including floodplain remapping and modelling of low-impact and large stormwater improvements throughout the upper watershed revealed limited impact on reducing flooding downstream in the environs of the office park during large storms. Thus emphasis had to be given to recommending retroactive sustainable land-use development actions such as relocating buildings and roadways out of the 100-year floodplain, which involves creating a mixed-use overlay district on high elevations, and restoring the floodplain.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

    Volume (Year): 53 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 183-196

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:jenpmg:v:53:y:2010:i:2:p:183-196

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    Keywords: stormwater management; flood hazard mitigation; sustainable land-use; transfer to development rights;

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