Balance, the Growth Management

Jurisdiction Name: Lancaster County
State/Province: PA
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 519,445
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2006
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agriculture, designated agricultural areas, designated agricultural with natural areas, development, economic development, economy, farmland, food production, growth, land use, plan, production, public funds, rural, rural agriculture, rural areas, rural economy, rural land use, urban growth area
Adopting Government Department(s):

Lancaster County Planning Commission

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Lancaster County Planning Commission
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: $250,000
Funding Sources: consultant assistance
Policy Outcome(s):

Enabled the Agriculture and Rural Lands Planning Program, which was formed to guide county and municipal planning policy regarding areas that should be conserved for their agricultural and/or natural resources, and sustaining the towns and villages as the county.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1