GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Assist in the development of DPW policies, procedures and standards as they relate to planning issues,
Coordinate DPW planning efforts with other local, regional, state and federal plans,
Provide guidance and interpretation of
Develop and update DPW GIS data,
Perform spatial research and analysis and provide mapping
Develop, monitor and update a comprehensive transportation plan.
Promote and stay abreast of innovations in alternative fuels; in transportation systems, including TDM and ITS; and, in building and
site design, including LEED certification,
Seek grants to fund the development of environmentally-conscious DPW projects.
A land development pattern characterized by:
2008 Policy and Practice Smart Growth Audit
Complete the Streets
October 27, 2008
Development Policy Manual
The Department of Public Works is creating a Development Policy Manual, a
document that will describe the development-related processes, procedures and requirements administered by DPW. A draft of the DPM will be posted soon for review and comment.
Development Policy FAQ Sheets
These FAQ sheets are one-sheet summaries of information found in the Development Policy Manual. More FAQ sheets will be posted as they are developed.
Development Review Committee (DRC)
Other Useful Information
Unified Development Code
City-Parish Planning Commission Land Development Guide
Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Greater Baton Rouge Clean
This Office Features Sustainable Products
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
A system for capturing, storing, analyzing and managing data and associated attributes which are
spatially referenced to the earth.
DPW GIS Overview
Geographic Information Systems Manual
The Department of Public Works is creating a Geographic Information Systems Manual, a document that will
describe the standard operating procedures and guidelines for the use of DPW’s GIS, as well as detailed descriptions of all GIS data developed and/or maintained by DPW. A draft of the GIS Manual will be posted soon for review and
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