Smart Growth for Coastal & Waterfront Communities

This interagency guide builds on the Smart Growth Network’s ten smart growth principles to create coastal and waterfront-specific strategies for development. The guide includes an overview of the unique development challenges and opportunities along the water and provides specific approaches to development that include a description of the issues, tools and techniques, and case studies. “Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities” is intended for planners, local government officials, developers, residents, and other stakeholders.