Review and analysis of plans for development. Checks on regulatory compliance. Review of environmental impact. Preservation of historic sites. Regional planning beyond the borders of a city or town. Mapping the delivery of utilities and planning for service interruptions. By performing land use analyses, planners can guide new developments to areas that are less prone to damage from natural disasters. Synthesizing geographic information with financial data might lead to revitalizing an urban area in need of new businesses.
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