Comprehensive Plans

Comprehensive Plans

An Implementable Comprehensive Plan — by Michael Chandler Ten questions your commission should ask itself when it’s time to prepare or revise the comprehensive plan. Bringing the Plan to Life — by Michael Chandler Most…

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Decision Making

excerpt Michael Chandler is a planning consultant based in Richmond, Virginia. He is a former Professor and Community Planning Extension Specialist at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, and co-founder of the Virginia Institute for Planning…

Zoning Boards & Planning Commissions

Zoning Boards & Planning Commissions

The zoning board and planning commission should be sharing this kind of information. End of excerpt article continues with suggestions by Mike Chandler for how to strengthen the relationship between zoning board and planning commission…

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Bringing the Plan to Life

Most planning commissioners realize that all the effort spent on preparing a comprehensive plan will only pay off if the plan’s policies and objectives are implemented. Michael Chandler offers an eight-step process for helping assure…