The Citizen's Guide to Planning: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

For decades community activists, bureaucrats, and even elected officials have consulted the pages of The Citizen’s Guide to Planning for solutions to their planning problems. Now in its fourth edition, the volume has been completely rewritten for the twenty-first century with new chapters that address the challenges of planning for a sustainable world.

Like its predecessors this new edition, aimed at nonprofessionals, is a broad-ranging general introduction to the field of planning. The volume’s easy-to-read language and organization make it ideal for answering specific questions as they arise in meetings. Authors Duerksen, Dale, and Elliott have maintained favorite sections—such as the list of key planning law cases and the full text of APA ethical considerations—and provided readers with new chapters emphasizing energy conservation, energy generation, and land efficiency. This volume is ideal for citizen activists wanting to influence planning decisions in their communities, citizens appointed to planning boards, and newly elected officials facing difficult planning-related decisions.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
The Citizen’s Guide to Planning is a soup-to-nuts, highly reliable guide to any issue a citizen or trained professional is likely to encounter. Form-based zoning and takings issues? Community workshops with keyboard polling? Ethical principles for planning? They’re all here. Plus, the book lives up to its title—a citizen’s, not just a professional’s, guide to real-life issues of planning in American communities.
-Neal Peirce, Chairman of Citistates Group and columnist for the Washington Post

The Citizen’s Guide to Planning is an invaluable resource both for professionals and laymen. It presents the fundamentals of city planning in clear, simple English: its objectives, vocabulary, techniques, and legal foundation. There is nothing better!
-Alexander Garvin, president and CEO of Alex Garvin & Associates, Inc. and author of The American City: What Works, What Doesn’t

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932364651
  • Publisher: American Planning Association (Planners Press)
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Edition description: 4th Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 584,086
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher J. Duerksen is a managing director and Donald L. Elliott is a senior consultant, both at Clarion Associates, LLC, a land-use consulting firm. C. Gregory Dale is a founding principal with McBride Dale Clarion, the Cincinnati affiliate office of Clarion Associates.

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