ALLIANCE FOR CITIZENS RIGHTS
GLOSSARY OF TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOW
All communities will have this authority after globalization is complete. The PP is Principle 15 from the Earth Summit which President Bush endorsed in 1992 and the United States is currently implementing. (21a)
The long-term needs of people, business and the environment ultimately define what is smart growth and sustainable and what is not. (24)
These strategies encourage the use of transit, carpools, vanpools, bicycling, and walking, and typically focus on the journey-to-work.
They also include efforts to provide housing close to jobs to shorten trip lengths. These strategies usually require the joint cooperation of developers, employers, and local governments. (26)
Use of this technique is meant to ensure development will locate where services are available within the urban service area.
Core areas will exclude human intrusion and be surrounded by "buffer zones" where limited human residences may be permitted.
It is the inclusion of private assets: trees on your property, the creek that runs through it, how much open space the local committees determine you must have.
Notice that "Land Assets" is underlined, emphasizing everything that deals with land, is falling into a "system" that must be controlled.
Parts of green-ways are established as scenic and recreational open space, but parts are also set aside for farming, wildlife habitat and other non-recreational uses.
Trails often coincide with green-ways, but parts of greenways may not permit through public access and not all Trails are part of regional systems.
A Greenbelt may function as part of a green-way or vice versa.(14)
It is distinguished from point sources of pollution which come from a single point such as a smoke stack or a pipe that discharges effluent into a stream or other water body. (18)
Translation/example: Cranking your automobile during an unauthorized time period could violate the "emissions performance standards". Violating the "emission standard" or one of the other categories could result in a "non-conformance ruling" and condemnation of property and a cease and deceased order. See "nonconforming"
Easements may be purchased from the property owner or donated by the owner to an agency (for example, state, county and municipal governments, some Environmental Commissions, charitable organizations and private land trusts, etc.).
The holder of an easement agrees to perform periodic inspections and to take legal action, if necessary, to ensure that easement provisions are met. Easements run with the land and are generally granted in perpetuity, but may be of limited term. (8)