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The Vineyard Approach to Development by t.devlin
October 6, 2010, 12:26 pm
Filed under: Martha's Vineyard 2010

The natural beauty of Martha’s Vineyard is the island’s main attraction.  As a result, very detailed and specific zoning and development guidelines are in place with the intent of preventing new development on island from degrading the characteristics that make the island such a valued place.  New construction is still present on island, as 107 housing permits were issued in 2009.  The zoning and development guidelines are  proactive in an effort to create a future the people of Martha’s Vineyard want, instead of settling or reacting  to the future the people get.

Until next time,

Tim

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