Giving Developers A Break

The City of Wildomar, CA is considering cutting developer fees in half in order to spur the local economy.

"Mayor Scott Farnam and Councilwomen Bridgette Moore and Marsha Swanson said the step is necessary to jump-start the local economy and halt the dramatic rise in unemployment.

"What it is about is creating jobs," Farnam said. "If you have building activity going on, these will be local jobs, and these people will eat and shop in the area, and the rooftops they build will spur other retailers and activity in the area.""

Other councilpeople and residents reject the idea, worrying that the loss of infrastructure fees would further hurt the city.

Full Story: Wildomar council split over lowering developer fees


Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
Women's t-shirt with map of Los Angeles

City T-Shirts for the ladies!

Women's Supersoft CityFabric© Fashion Fit Tees. Now available in six different cities.