This page presents a chronological listing of all documents released related to the development of the Highlands Regional Master Plan. 

Date

 Title of Technical Memorandum

Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Water Conservation and Deficit Mitigation
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Forest Resources
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Highlands Open Waters and Riparian Area
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Steep Slopes
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Critical Habitat
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Carbonate Rock Areas
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Lake Management Areas
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Prime Ground Water Recharge Area
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Land Preservation
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Stormwater Control
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Well Head Protection
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Utility Services Plan Element
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Septic System Design and Maintenance
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Agricultural Resource Areas
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Right to Farm
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Historic Resource Protection
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Scenic Resource Protection
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Land Use Capability Map Series
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Cluster/Conservation Design Development
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Smart Growth, Community Design and Low Impact Development
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Housing
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Redevelopment
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Community Facilities
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Economic Development
Dec. 2, 2008  Plan Conformance Standards: Circulation Plan Element
Oct. 30, 2008  Procedures for Highlands Redevelopment Area Designations
Oct. 30, 2008  Procedure for Nomination, Evaluation and Inventory of Highlands Regionally Significant Scenic Resources

 Sept. 26, 2008

 Guidance for Regional Master Plan Map Updates

 Sept. 26, 2008

 Regional Master Plan Map Updates Form

 Sept. 16, 2008

 Plan Conformance Guidelines

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Air Quality Assessment Technical Report

Sept. 12, 2008

 Ecosystem Management Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Financial Analysis Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Highlands Regional Build Out Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Historic, Cultural, Scenic, Recreation and Tourism Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Land Preservation and Stewardship Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Land Use Capability Zone Map Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Local Participation Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Regional Land Use Conditions and Smart Design Guidelines Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Sustainable Agriculture Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Transfer of Development Rights Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Transportation System Preservation and Enhancement Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Utility Capacity Technical Report

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Water Resource Assessment Technical Report - Vol. 1

 Sept. 12, 2008

 Water Resource Assessment Technical Report - Vol. 2

 Sept. 5, 2008

Executive Order 114 

 August 21, 2008

Petition for Plan Endorsement by Office of Smart Growth

August 1, 2008

Highlands Regional Master Plan (approved July 17, 2008)

 July 28, 2008

Summary of Amendments Considered July 17, 2008

 July 10, 2008

Overview of Petition for Plan Endorsement (memo)

 July 10, 2008

Plan Endorsement Guidelines

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Steep Slopes

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Critical Habitat

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Land Preservation

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Carbonate Rock Areas

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Lake Management Areas

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Well Head Protection

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Agricultural Resource Areas

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Right To Farm

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Redevelopment

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Housing

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Community Facilities

 July 10, 2008

Plan Conformance Standards: Economic Development

 July 10, 2008

Initial Assessment Grant Program for Counties

 July 10, 2008

Basic Plan Conformance for Counties

 July 10, 2008

Full Plan Conformance for Counties

 June 26, 2008

Prime Ground Water Recharge Areas

 June 26, 2008

Highlands Open Waters

 June 26, 2008

TDR Program

 June 26, 2008

WQMP Consistency Overview

 June 26, 2008

WQMP Consistency Table

 June 26, 2008

Cash Flow - Land Acquisition

 June 26, 2008

Transportation Safety and Mobility Program

 June 16, 2008

Draft Procedure: Nomination of Scenic Resources

 June 16, 2008

Draft Procedure: Nomination of Redevelopment Sites

 June 12, 2008

Forest Resource Management and Sustainability Program

 June 12, 2008

Restoration of Streams and Riparian Areas Program

 June 12, 2008

Water Deficit and Efficient Use of Water Programs

 June 12, 2008

Agricultural Resources Program

 June 12, 2008

Historic and Scenic Resource Protection Programs

 June 12, 2008

Transportation Program

 June 12, 2008

Land Use Capability Analysis Program

 June 12, 2008

Cluster Development Program

 June 12, 2008

Low Impact Development Program

 June 12, 2008

Sustainable Economic Development Program

 June 12, 2008

Plan Conformance Program

 June 12, 2008

Agency Coordination and Local Participation Programs

 June 12, 2008

Highlands Project Review Program 

 June 12, 2008

Water Resource and Ecosystem Science Agenda

 June 12, 2008

Regional Master Plan Monitoring Program (revised)

 June 12, 2008

Highlands Council Implementation Programs 

 June 5, 2008

WQMP Consistency Analysis for Nitrate Targets

 June 5, 2008

Transfer of Development Rights Program

 June 5, 2008

Smart Growth and Community Design Program 

 June 5, 2008

Wastewater System Maintenance Program

 June 5, 2008

Land Preservation Program 

 June 5, 2008

Lake Management Program

 June 5, 2008

Carbonate Rock Program

 June 5, 2008

Regional Build Out Analysis: Technical Report and Appendices 

 June 5, 2008

Regional Build Out Analysis: Press Release

 May 22, 2008

Highlands Open Waters/Riparian Areas Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Highlands Open Waters Buffers Analysis

 May 22, 2008

Water Resource Availability Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Land Preservation Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Agricultural Resources Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Future Land Use Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Map Adjustment Program

 May 22, 2008

Landowner Equity Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 22, 2008

Plan Conformance Steep Slopes

 May 15, 2008

Carbonate Rock (Karst) Area Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

Prime Ground Water Recharge Area Goals, Policies, and Objectives 

 May 15, 2008

Transportation Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

Redevelopment Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

LID Smart Growth Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

TDR Program Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

Air Quality Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

Sustainable Economic Development Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 15, 2008

Water Supply to Areas Outside the Highlands (map)

 May 15, 2008

Initial Highlands Development Credit price

 May 1, 2008

Water Resource Goals, Policies, and Objectives (2007 draft)

 May 1, 2008

Public Water/Wastewater Area Goals, Policies, and Objectives 

 May 1, 2008

Conservation Plans and Best Management Practices

 May 1, 2008

Cluster Development Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 May 1, 2008

Evaluation of Water Transfers Between Subwatersheds

 May 1, 2008

Mitigation of New Water Uses In Areas With Deficits

 May 1, 2008

Water Deficit Policy Options

 April 24, 2008

Housing/Community Facilities Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 April 24, 2008

RMP Updates Program

 April 24, 2008

Steep Slopes Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 April 24, 2008

Lake Management Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 April 24, 2008

Critical Habitat Conservation and Management 

 April 24, 2008

Critical Habitat Goals, Policies, and Objectives

 April 24, 2008

Chapter 2: Critical Habitat

 April 10, 2008

Wastewater Water Utilities Program

 April 10, 2008

Land Preservation Program Tools

 February 28, 2008

Public Comments to Final Draft RMP

February 4,
2008

Impervious Surface Method 

 December 31, 2007

Highlands Council Annual Report (2007)

 November 30, 2007

Regional Master Plan Final Draft (color, 31.5 MB pdf)

 November 30, 2007

Technical Report Addenda (pdf)

 November 30, 2007

Utility Water Supply Capacity (.xls)

 November 30, 2007

Utility Wastewater Supply Capacity (.xls)

 November 30, 2007

Water Availability Table (.xls) 

 November 30, 2007

Septic System Yields by Municipality (.xls)

November 8, 2007

Plan Conformance Program

November 8, 2007

Water Resources Science Agenda Program

November 8, 2007

Agency Coordination Program

November 8, 2007

Project Review Process Program

November 8, 2007

RMP Monitoring Program

November 8, 2007

Local Participation Program

November 8, 2007

Housing & Community Facilities Program

November 8, 2007

Transportation Program

November 8, 2007

Sustainable Regional Economy Program

November 8, 2007

Highlands Smart Growth Manual

November 8, 2007

Water Quality Restoration Program

November 8, 2007

Critical Habitat Conservation & Management Program

November 8, 2007

Forest Resource Management & Sustainability Program

November 8, 2007

Agricultural Management & Sustainability Program

November 8, 2007

Land Preservation Program

November 8, 2007

RMP Updates and Map Adjustments Program

November 8, 2007

Cluster Development Program

November 8, 2007

Lake Management Program

November 8, 2007

LUCM Septic System Yield Map

November 8, 2007

LUCM Domestic Sewerage Facilities Map

November 8, 2007

LUCM Public Water Systems Map

November 8, 2007

LUCM Water Availability Map

November 8, 2007

LUCM Zone Map

November 1, 2007

Water Deficit Program

November 1, 2007

Technical Memorandum Enhanced Growth Tool

November 1, 2007

Redevelopment Program

November 1, 2007

Scenic Resources Program

November 1, 2007

Historic Resource Program

November 1, 2007

Stream and Riprarian Restoration Program

November 1, 2007

Karst Program

November 1, 2007

Septic System Density Table

November 1, 2007

Septic System Density Report

November 1, 2007

Water Availability Table

November 1, 2007

Water Availability Report

November 1, 2007

Water Utility Capacity Table B

November 1, 2007

Water Utility Capacity Table A

November 1, 2007

Water Utility Capacity Report

November 1, 2007

GPO - Future Land Use Goals

November 1, 2007

LANDS Report

October 7, 2007

Ecosystem Management Technical Report Addendum Vernal Pool Habitat Protection

October 7, 2007

Water Resources Technical Report Addendum - Watershed & Water Quality

October 7, 2007

Septic System Density Report

October 7, 2007

Wastewater Systems Maintenance

October 7, 2007

Water Use Efficiency

October 7, 2007

Highlands Development Credits

October 7, 2007

Draft GPO - Karst Lakes

October 4, 2007

Draft Septic System Recommendation for Council

October 4, 2007

Draft Goals, Policies and Objectives Pt. 1 Natural Resources

October 4, 2007

Draft MOU Highlands Council, State Planning Commission and Office of Smart Growth

September 20, 2007

Draft Vision Statement

September 20, 2007

Draft Procedures for Scenic Resources

September 20, 2007

Regional and Local Community Character

September
20, 2007

Exemptions and Waivers

September 20, 2007

Abstract Analysis of Impact and Implications of the Highlands Act Exemptions

September 6, 2007

Policy Issues for Council Discussion

March
26, 2007

Development of the Land Use Capability Map

January 23, 2007

WATER RESOURCES TECHNICAL REPORT VOLUME II-WATER USE AND AVAILABILITY (36 MB)

January 20, 2007

WATERSHED AND WATER QUALITY TECHNICAL REPORT  (27 MB)

January 18, 2007

UTILITY CAPACITY TECHNICAL REPORT (8 MB)

January 18, 2007

REGIONAL LAND USE CONDITIONS AND SMART DESIGN GUIDELINES TECHNICAL REPORT (23 MB)

January 11, 2007

Local Participation Technical Report (210  KB)

January 11, 2007

Financial Analysis Technical Report (10 MB)

January 9, 2007

Land Preservation And Stewardship Technical Report (531 KB)

January 9, 2007

Plan Conformance Guidelines Technical Report (536 KB)

January 9, 2007

Transportation System Preservation And Enhancement Tech Reportt ( 5 MB)

January 8, 2007

Sustainable Agriculture Technical Report (10 MB)

January 8, 2007

Local Participation Technical Report (210  KB)

January 8, 2007

Air Quality Assessment Technical Report (980 KB)

January 8, 2007

Transferable Development Rights Technical Report (1 MB)

January 8, 2007

Ecosystem Management Technical Report (58 MB)

January 8, 2007

Historic, Cultural, Scenic, Recreation, and Tourism Technical Report (5 MB)

December
5, 2006

Highlands Draft Regional Master Plan 

December
5, 2006

Highlands Draft Regional Master Plan Slide show (2.5 MB)

November 8, 2006

Recreation and Tourism for RMP (123 KB)

November 8, 2006

Transportation for RMP (13,007 KB)

November 8, 2006

Housing for RMP (137 KB)

November 8, 2006

Air Quality for RMP (574 KB)

November 8, 2006

Wellhead Protection for RMP (3,232 KB)

November 8,2006

Water Quality for RMP (2,834 KB)

October 12, 2006

TDR_Policy_Paper (259 KB)

October 12, 2006

RMP Conformance Guidelines (148 KB)

October 3, 2006

Cash Flow Timetable (202 KB)

October 3, 2006

Critical Habitat (206 KB)

October 3, 2006

TDR Program (253 KB)

Sept 27, 2006

Open Waters/Riparian (191 KB)

Sept 27, 2006

Water Availability (192 KB)

Sept 27, 2006

Site Standards (185 KB)

Sept 27, 2006

Guiding Principles (95.9 KB)

Sept 20, 2006

Agricultural Protection/Sustainability Policy (187 KB)

Sept
19,
2006

Forest_Policy_Proposal_Paper (171 KB)

Sept
19,
2006

Steep_Slope_Policy_Proposal_Paper (125 KB)

Sept
19,
2006

Recharge_Policy_Proposal_Paper (160 KB)

Sept
13,
2006

Economic Monitoring Data Approach Revised (38 MB)

Sept
13,
2006

Scenic Resources Policy Paper (137 KB)

Sept
13,
2006

Historic And Cultural Resources Policy Paper (153 KB)

Sept
13,
2006

Wastewater Treatment Infastructure Policy Paper (160 KB)

Sept
13,
2006

Baseline Financial Indicators Policy Paper (139 KB0

Sept
13,
2006

Significant Natural Areas Policy Paper (150 KB)

August 28,
2006

Land_Use_Characteristics_And_Zoning_Assessment (5 MB)

August 15,
2006

Status_Of_Land_Preservation_In_The_Highlands_Region (3 MB)

August 15,
2006

Approach_For_Assessing_Agriculture_Resource_Value_Agency_Review (13 MB)

August 4,
2006

On_Road_Mobile_Source_Evaluation (169 KB)

August 4,
2006

Preliminary_Methods and Results_Transportation_Capacity_Analysis (17 MB)

August 3,
2006

Technical_Approach_to_Identify_Assess_Riparian_Areas (11 MB)

August 3,
2006

Forest_Integrity_Analysis (60 MB)

August 3,
2006

Ecological_Flow_Goals_Pilot_Study (278 KB)

July 27, 2006

Potential Growth Area (Powerpoint 1MB)

July 27,
2006

Water Capacity Analysis (Powerpoint 6 MB)

July 20,
2006

Low Flow Characteristics of Streams and Estimates of Ground Water Capacity (4.3 MB)

 July 18, 2006

Overview of Water Capacity Analysis Methods (191.41 KB)

 July 17, 2006

 Surface Water Availability Analysis (4 MB)

 July 17, 2006

 Historic Resources Inventory and Mapping-Interim Report (15 MB)

 July 17, 2006

 Methodology for Evaluating Redevelopment Area Potential (135 KB)

 July 17, 2006

 Potential Growth Area Identification (9 MB)

 July 17, 2006

 Contaminated Site Inventory Methodology (19 MB)

July 17, 2006

 TDR Background and Program Development (303 KB)

July 17, 2006

 TDR Sending and Receiving Zone Criteria (91 KB)

   Financial Analysis Approach and Methodology (110 KB)
   Economic Monitoring Data and Approach (42 MB)