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dc.contributor.author Clear, John David en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-16T18:20:17Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-16T18:20:17Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-16T18:20:17Z
dc.date.submitted January 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10105 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/1845
dc.description.abstract This thesis reviews sustainable conservation development patterns of land use for potential adoption by Texas cities and counties. It will include a summary literature and professional reports' review, market analyses, and interviews for both existing conservation subdivisions as well as sustainable developments. This information will be balanced with a typical market analysis of future conservation and sustainable development within selected Texas cities and counties, with the intent of properly designating a future land use plan and subsequent zoning maps that can withstand challenges by developers with regard to economic feasibility. Various stakeholders of the development process will be interviewed to determine their assessment of potential sustainable conservation development, including developers, builders, designers, and municipalities. Furthermore, the thesis will include sustainable conservation design and development research of two case studies within Texas: a large urban city as well as an area located within county governance. The purpose of this investigation is to diagnose different sustainable conservation design scenarios, particularly as they pertain to municipal code, county code, and other applicable state laws and development regulations. The overall intent of this thesis is to provide recommendations to municipalities for integrating sustainable conservation developments into the development fabric of Texas. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Goldsteen, Joel en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.title Scenarios For Sustainable Conservation Planning And Development In Texas en_US
dc.type M.C.R.P. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Goldsteen, Joel en_US
dc.degree.department Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.degree.discipline Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.C.R.P. en_US

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