Over the years, three talented contributors to the Planning Commissioners Journal have regularly focused on the importance of comprehensive plans, and how to most effectively prepare and implement them: Mike Chandler, Jim Segedy, and Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy. Also included are several other articles that offer additional perspectives on the comp planning process.
The Secrets of Successful Communities
Basics of Putting Together a Comprehensive Plan
Planner & Commissioner
Preparing Citizen Surveys
An Introduction to Form-Based Codes
Building Your Local Economy
Planner Gwendolyn Hallsmith offers a progressive take on planning for local economic development in this five-part series starting with Coping With Economic Meltdown.
Also, take a look at our extended reprints from economic development planner Della Rucker's excellent book, The Local Economy Revolution.