Cities and counties can have an enormous impact in shaping the
physical environment of neighborhoods and the health and
well-being of their residents. The Land Use and Environment
component of the Sustainability program provides resources to
support local officials in their efforts to plan and develop
healthy communities that are socially, economically,
environmentally and fiscally sustainable. Sustainable Communities
Program Flier and Land Use Team Members information on the right.
This handy, four-page pamphlet summarizes the “nuts and bolts” of
the process of reviewing a typical application for development.
The cardstock format is portable enough to keep with public
agency agenda packets and the like.
Engaging your community in the planning process is often vital to
the success of a project. Various resources to support
effective public participation and engaging your community in
planning, housing and economic development are available from
ILG’s Public Engagement program.