Eligible Locations for Smart Growth Law and Legal Definition

Eligible locations for smart growth refer to those areas where an authority can initiate smart growth land development.

The following is a state law that provides a statutory framework regarding eligible locations for smart growth:

Eligible locations include:

a. areas near transit stations;

b. areas of concentrated development; or

c. areas that by virtue of their infrastructure, transportation access, existing underutilized facilities, and/or location make highly suitable locations for residential or mixed use smart growth zoning districts. [ALM GL ch. 40R, § 1]