2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 6A - LAND CONSERVATION
§ 12-6A-10 - Land Conservation Geographic Information System established; availability of data and maps; cooperation with other agencies, institutions, and organizations; assistance with development of projects
. Land Conservation Geographic Information System established; availability of data and maps; cooperation with other agencies, institutions, and organizations; assistance with development of projects
(a) The department shall establish the State Land Conservation Geographic Information System by maintaining its current geographic information system data and maps related to land conservation; annually updating its land conservation data and maps based on the acquisitions of land conservation projects; and monitoring progress in protecting the state's land resources.
(b) The department shall make its geographic information system data and maps available to cities, counties, the commission, other state departments or agencies, and other state authorities to assist them in the strategic investment of land conservation projects in land resources with high environmental values or conservation benefits as based on the conservation goals set forth in this chapter.
(c) The department shall cooperate with the commission, the State Soil and Water Conservation Commission, the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Georgia and other institutions and organizations with outreach programs designed for landowners to provide technical support on land conservation. The department shall assist cities, counties, the commission, other state departments or agencies, other state authorities, and nongovernmental entities with the development of land conservation project proposals including, but not limited to, program requirements and technical assistance with real estate transactions.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer