Planning For Open Space in Suffolk County
Hauppauge, New York: Suffolk County Planning Commission, 1964. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #028620
(12) + iii + 121 pages. Director of Planning, Lee Edward Koppelman, R.L.A. Illustrated with seven folding maps, printed in colors, of Suffolk county and twenty-two charts of various sectors of the county and their respective school recreation & town and village recreation sites. Contents on the historic and present needs for open-space planning in the Long Island NY suburban environment; general data including population and land use; an inventory of open-space lands; standards, for agriculture, community buffers, conservation and recreation; also with a historical perspective & projections viewed over the years of recreation park needs, including the roles of municipalities, the Long Island State Park Commission and the county. The final section is on the implementation of the plan, including donations of property, transfers, tax delinquency, excess condemnation, taxing power and development rights, zoning, purchase, regulations & restrictions and the commission's final recommendations. An extensive footnotes section with good bibliographic research material and references is at back; this study was part of Suffolk County's Comprehensive Plan Series, being Vol. II. Previous owner-stamp of East Hampton, L.I. architect Clayton P. Morey - AIA (1928 - 2014) on front endpaper. Approx. 7" x 8 1/2" size, bound in printed colored paper covers. Some rubbing & wear to the binding; contents and illustrations clean and in very good condition.