N7 - Minimizing Parcelization, Fragmentation, and Sprawl

No single action creates sprawl, parcelization, and fragmentation. There are, however, a number of practices and planning approaches that contribute to the unchecked expansion of suburbia and resulting ecological consequences. This factsheet discusses some of the public and private land use practices that have contributed to parcelization, fragmentation, and sprawl development and familiarizes readers with tools that are being used to address it.

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