Fitchburg , Massachusetts
City of Fitchburg, Montachusett Opportunity Council, Montachusett Regional Planning Council, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Fun ‘n FITchburg

The City of Fitchburg, along with the Montachusett Opportunity Council, the Montachusett Regional Planning Council, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Fun ‘n FITchburg, will conduct at health impact assessment (HIA) to examine the City of Fitchburg's proposals for the redevelopment of vacant lots around the city. The city is considering several strategies for the lots, including zoning reform to allow for urban agriculture such as community gardens, farmers markets, and tree farms; rain gardens and off-street parking with permeable surfaces for stormwater management; and zoning reform or other policy options to allow development of community cultural spaces.

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