Public Engagement Vehicles in Unincorporated Areas
Two options for engaging residents in decision-making in unicorporated areas include creating Municipal Advisory Councils and Area Planning Commissions. The following publications remain useful guides on these two vehicles for public engagement.
- Very Local Planning: A Study of Area Planning Commissions in California (July 1980, State Office of Planning and Research)
- Municipal Advisory Councils: An Experiment in Community Participation (June 1977, State Office of Planning and Research)