Regional Approach Sought For Steep Slopes
The Land-of-Sky Regional Council, based in Asheville, is promoting a regional approach to protecting steep slopes in the area from ill-advised development.
The Transylvania County Planning Board, which has had several discussions about steep slope development practices during the past year, heard a presentation from the Council's land use planner, Linda Giltz, last week.
The Council is a multi-county, local government planning and development organization.
It includes Transylvania, Buncombe, Henderson and Madison counties.
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