SANTA CRUZ COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
The comprehensive Plan describes a general, comprehensive, long-range statement of goals and related policies to guide future growth and development. In Arizona, state law requires the Comprehensive Plan “be made with the general purpose of guiding and accomplishing a coordinated, adjusted and harmonious development of the area of jurisdiction.”1 To accomplish this end, the Comprehensive Plan addresses the coordination of physical development with infrastructure, resource conservation, and the economic goals of the County.
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY ZONING & DEVELOPMENT CODE
This Amended Zoning Ordinance is designed to promote the public health, peace, safety, comfort, convenience and general welfare of the citizens of Santa Cruz County; to guide, control and regulate future growth and development in order to promote orderly and appropriate use of land in the entire unincorporated area of said County; to protect the character and the stability of
residential, business and industrial areas of Santa Cruz County; to facilitate existing or potential traffic movements; to provide adequate light, air and parking facilities; and to secure safety from fire and other dangers.
SANTA CRUZ RIVER RIPARIAN VEGISTATION MAPPING PROJECT
The overarching goal of the project was to provide critical information to ongoing community-based conservation planning and implementation of the Santa Cruz County Comprehensive Plan, specifically Goal #8 of the Plan which states: “The Santa Cruz River and its watershed are conserved and managed as “living river” ecosystems.”
NOGALES GENERAL PLAN
This General Plan seeks to provide a model for border city planning through meeting the City’s challenges and opportunities while supporting the creation of a shared Ambos Nogales vision that meets the needs of both sides of the border and further strengthens its binational economy. This General Plan Update is created to provide specific guidance for Nogales, Arizona that not only supports Ambos Nogales but also continues to further the rich culture, tradition, identity and economic base of Ambos Nogales as a unique place to live, work, learn, visit and play.
NOGALES COMMUNITY DEVELOPEMENT
Over a decade ago, Nogales Community Development was known as Historic Nogales Main Street, a grassroots organization comprised of downtown merchants and property owners. Our primary goal was to revitalize and introduce diversity to downtown Nogales. Today, we’re building thriving communities in Nogales and Santa Cruz County—one business, one person at a time—by providing project management for commercial revitalization, business support for entrepreneurs, asset development for individuals and affordable housing for families and individuals.
GREAT NOGALES, SANTA CRUZ COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
In partnership with public and private sectors, the strategic mission of the Port Authority is to strengthen the regional economy, improve international trade and spur tourism and community development by making the international ports of entry and surrounding areas the most efficient and effective for generations to come.
USDA RURAL DEVELOPEMENT
USDA Rural Development is the arm of the federal United States Department of Agriculture dedicated to serving the needs of small town, rural America. They deliver an array of programs that respond to the needs of Arizona's rural communities, for housing, business, community facilities, and utility systems
ARIZONA RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
The Arizona Rural Development Council (AZRDC) is Arizona’s official, federally-recognized State Rural Development Council in the National Rural Development Partnership. State Rural Development Councils are composed of the agencies and organizations that play a part in developing the rural areas of their state. As a result, federal, regional, tribal, state and local governments, along with non-profits and for-profit sectors, all play an important role in the work of each council.
SOUTHEASTERN ARIZONA GOVERNMENTS ORGANIZATION
The SouthEastern Arizona Governments Organization (SEAGO) is a regional planning agency which performs and coordinates a variety of functions. Established in 1972, SEAGO is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization whose core function is to assist local governments in seeking cooperative solutions to area wide problems; to provide a forum for regional policy development; and to serve as a coordinating link between municipal, county, tribal, state, and federal agencies.