Local Government Tools and Recommendations for Successful Rural Sustainability Planning

Download the Smart Planning for Communities' research project investigating the application of integrated community sustainability planning (ICSP) by regional districts and small municipalities for rural areas of British Columbia.

The research identifies:
1. What makes a successful sustainability process for a rural area in BC;
2. What actions are suitable for a rural sustainability strategy; and
3. The rural areas’ relationship with urban and provincial sustainability goals.
The study was funded by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).
For more information about the research paper contact Fraser Basin Council
Author: Joan Chess, Smart Planning for Communities Program - Fraser Basin Council
Publisher: Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
Dec, 2012
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