Community Assessment

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA - COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT

Prepared 2006 - 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
E.1 Introduction
E.2 Potential Issues and Opportunities
E.3 Existing Development Patterns
E.4 Areas Requiring Special Concern
E.5 Proposed Character Areas
E.6 Quality Community Objectives
E.7 State Environmental Planning Criteria

POPULATION
1.0 Population Trends
1.1 Population Overview
1.2 Glynn County Population Growth
1.3 Population Composition
1.4 Income and Educational Attainment
1.5 Demographic Needs Assessment

HOUSING
2.0 Housing
2.1 Housing Overview
2.2 Current Housing Stock
2.3 Housing Trends
2.4 Housing Cost
2.5 Special Housing Needs
2.6 Jobs-housing Balance
2.7 Housing Needs Assessment

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
3.0 Economic Development
3.1 Economic Overview
3.2 Economic Base
3.3 Economic Trends
3.4 Employment Forecast
3.5 Labor Force
3.6 Economic Resources and Incentives
3.7 Economic Development Needs Assessment

CULTURAL RESOURCES
4.0 Cultural Resources
4.1 Cultural Resource Overview
4.2 Cultural Resource Survey
4.3 Cultural Resource Needs Assessment

NATURAL RESOURCES
5.0 Natural Resources
5.1 Natural Resource Overview
5.2 Climate
5.3 Geology and Topography
5.4 Environmentally Sensitive Areas
5.5 Significant Natural Resources
5.6 Natural Resource Needs Assessment

COMMUNITY FACILITIES
6.0 Community Facilities
6.1 Community Facilities Overview
6.2 General Government Facilities
6.3 Public Safety
6.4 Water and Wastewater
6.5 Stormwater Management
6.6 Parks
6.7 Solid Waste Facilities
6.8 Community Facilities Needs Assessment

TRANSPORTATION
7.0 Transportation
7.1 Transportation Plan Summary
7.2 Agencies and Roles
7.3 Plan Recommendations
7.4 Financial Feasibility
7.5 Transportation Plan Needs Assessment

INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION
8.0 Intergovernmental Coordination
8.1 Glynn County Schools
8.2 City of Brunswick
8.3 Jekyll Island
8.4 Major Federal, State, and Other Governmental
8.5 Intergovernmental Needs Assessment

COASTAL RESOURCES
9.0 Coastal Resources
9.1 Barrier Islands
9.2 Beaches, Dunes, and Sand Sharing System
9.3 Wetlands and Marshes
9.4 Marsh Hammocks
9.5 rare communities
9.6 Public Access and Open Space
9.7 Hurricane Mitigation Planning
9.8 Coastal Development Pressures
9.9 State Coastal Planning Effort

MAPS
Existing Land Use
Proposed character areas
Population growth trends
Historic landmarks
Wetlands and Floodplains
Soils
Groundwater recharge areas
Community Facilities
Public Safety Facilities
Water and Sewer Facilities
Hurricane Surge