Any proposal to enhance the public rights of way requires careful thought and a little bit of research. You have to comply with federal regulations, state requirements, and local government ordinances.
There are lots of opportunities for local government entities and individuals to enhance the driving experience for travelers. When done well, ornamental landscapes can increase economic development for an area and instill a sense of pride.
Check out the following articles to find tips on how your group can understand the process. They will guide you in ways your group can achieve a successful, long-term enhancement project.
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