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Revitalization is an important part of Community Enhancement, seeking to encourage reinvestment and help bring new life to our aging communities. Revitalization is important to maintain, preserve, and improve property values and the quality of life to our aging communities. Buildings, neighborhoods, commercial areas, and communities require continual reinvestment to remain attractive and vibrant.
The county encourages revitalization by:
Community partnerships are the most effective way to encourage revitalization. The county cannot do this work without our community partners.
The county has several incentive programs to encourage revitalization:
The County’s Comprehensive Plan actively supports and promotes revitalization. In addition, when Special Area Plans are updated, Community Enhancement staff include and address revitalization concerns where appropriate. Finally, Community Enhancement staff actively participate in the rezoning process, to encourage new development in revitalization areas to result in significant improvement compared to existing surrounding development.