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Site Visits: Necessary But Tricky

duplicate the personal experience of a site visit. Thus, the issue becomes how to conduct site visits while respecting the sensitivities of ex- parte contacts. … End of excerpt C. Gregory Dale, FAICP, is a…

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Bending Your Ear

developer. … End of excerpt C. Gregory Dale, FAICP, is a founding Principal with McBride Dale Clarion, the Cincinnati affiliate office of Clarion Associates. He has managed planning projects throughout the country, and is also…

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Choice & Opportunity

not “isolated enclaves” removed from broader regional concerns. … End of excerpt C. Gregory Dale, FAICP, is a founding Principal with McBride Dale Clarion, the Cincinnati affiliate office of Clarion Associates. He has managed planning…

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Current Planning Issues: Smart Growth

by various organizations. The following are those principles, along with my observations. 1. Mixed land uses. There are many in the planning community who believe that the 20th Century trend of segregating and separating land…

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Planning for Parking Series

Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. As a planning commissioner, one of the most common issues you are…