Santa Cruz recognized for smart growth policy
The City of Santa Cruz has been recognized for its innovative approach
to development by the 2004 Smart Growth Awards, given by the Environmental
Protection Agency. The award is in the category, Policies and Regulations.
Santa Cruz received the award for its Accessory Dwelling Unit Program
which makes it easier for a homeowner to build an accessory unit
by converting all or part of a garage or by building new structures
on a homeowner's property.
Other winners and their categories were Overall Excellence: Town
of Davidson, NC; Built Projects: Greensboro, NC; Community Outreach
and Education: Sacramento Area Council of Governments; Small Communities:
San Juan Pueblo, NM.
For more information visit www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/awards.htm.
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