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    Definition of visual impact

    does anyone define this in their ordinance? I am working on one now and my Board doesn't like the one in the Definition of Planning Terms book,

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    how's this?

    Visual Impact Analysis .an assessment of impacts to the viewshed from and to a proposed development. There are 6 components of a visual impact analysis: defining the project setting and viewshed, identifying key views for visual assessment, analyzing existing visual character, a depiction of the visual appearance of project alternatives, an assessment of the visual impacts of project alternatives and a proposal for methods to mitigate adverse visual impacts.

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