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Growth Management and Village Centers

A presentation on "land pooling" for Puna subdivisions and beyond

Frank Schnidman, internationally-recognized expert on growth management and land assembly techniques for non-conforming subdivisions, gave a presentation on "Growth Management and Village Centers," focusing on land pooling examples, options and strategies on Thursday, March 29, 7:00 PM, at Kea‘au Elementary School.

A DVD of the complete presentation by Mr. Schindman is available on loan from the County Planning department.

To request a loan of one of these DVDs please contact Larry Brown of the Planning Department at 961-8288, Ext. 258 or

During the community outreach meetings leading to the preparation of the Puna Community Development Plan (Puna CDP), many residents expressed interest in various strategies to manage or abate the rapid development that is occurring in the region’s extensive, non-conforming subdivisions.  Some residents, especially in the more populated subdivisions, are interested in creating “village centers” to provide more convenient services for residents.

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