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PEW Health Informed Decisions Toolkit
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
State: Not Applicable
N/A
PEW developed a toolkit of strategies that local governments are implementing to make better health-conscious decisions. You can search by type of strategy, geographically, research method, and more. The goal is by having a constantly updated health toolkit, local governments can see what other municipalities are doing to make better health choices when it comes to housing, education, and planning. .. Read More
Town of Davidson, NC HIA in Comprehensive Plan
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
North Carolina
Municipal
The Town of Davidson, North Carolina did a Health Impact Assessment to determine the progress they have made from their previous comprehensive plan and determine what must be included in the town’s new comprehensive plan to further the goals of the community. The goal was to collect data on the town’s current position and develop a myriad of suggestions to promote healthy programs, policies, and infrastructure. The HIA was funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy Community Design Initiative and was a key resource for Da.. Read More
Hillsborough County, FL Extensive HIA Process
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
Florida
Regional - Multiple Municipalities
There is an extensive required Health Impact Assessment (HIA) process in Hillsborough County, Florida for any public projects that are proposed to the planning board. Hillsborough County has a six step HIA program, similar to an Environmental Impact Statement, which consists of a screening phase, scoping phase, assessment phase, recommendations phase, reporting phase, and monitoring phase. For all public projects being developed in the county, an HIA must first be completed before construction begins in order to mitigate the public health effec.. Read More
PlanOKC Health Impact Assessment
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
Oklahoma
Municipal
In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma they adopted a new comprehensive plan that was modeled after the findings of a Health Impact Assessment. They made three models of possible future growth plans for the city and identified 35 indicators that may change depending on the type of growth. When the city expands, they are prepared with strategies to implement to mitigate the community health effects of future developments. Oklahoma City created more opportunities for walking and biking, increased access to healthy produce, and improved the water quality afte.. Read More
Town of Southampton, NY Pre-Application Process
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Pre-Application & Consensus Building, Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
New York
Municipal
The Town of Southampton, NY requires an in-depth pre-application process for subdivision approval for developers. The zoning code involves detailed steps that requires a lot of information from the developer upfront. The developer is required to set up a fee schedule with the town and may have to pay the town an upfront cost to be held in escrow for any additional clerical or consulting costs incurred during the application process. The subdivision developer must also provide an alternative cluster plan to their development. The planning board .. Read More