RegionalPlanning Lecture Notes
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Guest Speaker Michael Powers Consultant personal background overviewot agency QBCAG Overview of Complex project Regional Growth Forecast Components Results Challenges What is a region STARS Reading regions are a state of mind but there are 6 regional categories understanding a matter of place regions have fuzzy edges help us define and understand thingsgt very important even tho we dont prac it that much distinguishing regions from one another l ecosystem sometimes hard to de ne boundary yellowstone political decision of estb a national park imp be its the very first national park political boundaries with ecosystem surrounding it how to manage animals 2 the regional authority de ned by law or policy or some political decision made to estb this boundary TVA llap area going to be redeveloped purpose was to generate energy from dams restoration protection of floods multipurpose political entity has political boundaries with a little bit of watershed thrown in for the hell of it regional entities have been estb by law but they dont have authority of the same places ex lTA Air Quality Control District Coastal Commission 3 the vernacular region vernacular designs that fit into the natural situation ex culture 82 architecture Midwest hard to de ne what states are included in the Midwest Region physical and cultural region and how they interact 4 bioregions and watersheds bioregions smaller region than watersheds ex Appalachian l lighlandsn Boreal Forest Arctic Rocky ltns CA Coastetc can be on a big scale continent or small scale topography ppl appreciate bioregions more be can relate to a smaller region watersheds 5 cultural areas ethnic regions 8zhomelands map with a cross called the Bible Belt indicator known that it is in the South 6 nodes of global exchange been with us ever since the Columbian Exchange U942 when trade routes were used can exchange diseases crops goodsetc globalization of the world in terms of trade Sixth Extinction book thru globalization we now have a post pangia exchange of so much stuff that we are all the same ex relationship of keg cities and how theg exchange certain things ex Bag Area is made up of 4 subregions North East and South Bag and the peninsula Coastal Act as an ex of regional planning lpowerpoint air land and water interface Wrightsville Beach NC got a natural process lex season Oxnard Shores was subdivided in to beach lots in the 50s lO years later ventura countg built a harbor and a break water to prevent surges lost sand drift then houses were really close to houses Need For state and local collab planning home rule local authority to regulate land use control vs state role giving state control History of coastal act big battle called the failure gears legislation trging to be introduced to state legislature to do something about protecting the coastline compromise on the bill sgmbol of the pelican pelican be of DDT couldn39t reproduce Purpose of the Coastal Commission temporarg bill that was suppose to last 4 gears must prepare a plan for the entire coastline of CA and has to be completed bg a certain date hurrg bc evergone is going to trg tojump in and develop belore plan is set up regulatorg sgstem divided state into regional commission took control of coastal zone and evergone was shut out all files go to coastal commission for review general attitude going to approve development and then blame Coastal Commission for not allowing dev see slideshow to see how the counties were divided up into coastal commissions planning area larea to protect watershed and regulatorg area lstrict regulation for dev close to shore Coastal Act of 1976 State Law CA Coastal Act of I976 set up a CA Coastal Mgmt Drogram created a Coastal Commission lstate wide and regional partnered the CA Costal Commission with local gov to come up with a grand design to protect the coastline everg local gov needs to come up with a LCD lwill talk about later in the course bottom up approach instead of top down which is states to cities Coastal Act Policies public Access recreation marine env coastal env dev port and industrial dev Public Access ensure access for the people to the coast Maximum of public access to the beach posted Recreation for all ang uses in the coastal zone has to be coastal dependent no gas station next 0 the beach safetg and propertg rights vertical access access from front of the beach horizontal access along the coast itself safetgzjust bc gou have the right 0 access it does not mean gou can trash it protect resources get more into later low moderate income housing facilities idea that evergone should be able 0 enjog living along the coast gt need affordable housing but got 00 expensive over the gears Recreation and Visitor Serving Facilities Drioritg Use of Coast lex coastal dependent like a nuclear plant hotel restaurant boating brings in a lot of monegl fisherman also need the coast Marine Env protect wetlands restrict dredging protect shoreline and beaches from erosion how do you protect resources from over use Coastal Env protect coastal lands limit urban expansion into farmlands buffer zones btwn citg and farmland protect coastal timberlands Development new dev into serviced areas not allowed to dev outside of where gou have gour services high prioritgz coastal dependent public use explained above minimize risks hazardous industrg or Location protect visual qualitg lpublics rights to enjog the view Venice article not an incorp citg incorp within the citg limits of LA venice is part of coastal region for la ppl of venice want to get more control over their coastal planning decisions instead of letting LA have control over their place read lo eee lhe dgnamie naiure of lhe eoaelal aei and how eoaeial polieiee are implemenled Reading For Fulton ehanged some pages from egllabueeehedule when alllting aboui regional planning in CA 4 eiiiee have regional planning powere BCDC eelb lo proieel lhe SF Bag regulaie land use around ihe SF Bag grandaddg of regional planning eommi eee Coaeial Commieeion TRDA Tahoe Regional planning Ageneg bfwn NV and CA DELTA power lo prepare a plan bul nol for land use CC tool kit video of PBS of Miami coastline