Focusing largely on promoting alternative sustainable construction techniques, Sullivan Landing is a conservation subdivision
designed for permanent residential living in an Alpine Community.
On the Holliston Planning Board, she led a successful effort to pass a conservation subdivision
bylaw that requires new subdivisions to permanently preserve 50 percent of the land as open space.
David Tuch: "In rural areas, conservation subdivision
design is the very best tool for providing limited homesite development with honest-to-goodness land and water conservation--from protection of our regions forest, s to our streams, wetlands and farmland.
It outlines sustainable development strategies such as traditional neighborhood design, open space preservation, conservation subdivision
design, mixed use development, and natural stormwater management.
West Wind Farms is also a designated conservation subdivision
, where great care is taken to preserve the natural ponds and wild areas on the property.
Some of the more recently addressed action steps to address this priority are highlighted below, including the development of a smart growth plan that includes the adoption of conservation subdivision