Planning Process

From my perspective on the private sector/developer side, development agreements are incredibly useful tools to ensure a project can be built with confidence, but that doesn’t mean I don’t see the peculiarity of the development agreement as a tool for land use control. Blog Post
Jan 11, 2015   By Reuben Duarte
Over the last six months some of my blog entries have highlighted plans and places. This month I turn to processes that are important in planning. Blog Post
Oct 31, 2010   By Ann Forsyth
The planning process for new wind turbines in Eastern Idaho is becoming an "increasingly contentious process," as residents complain that they don't want the structures interfering with their views.
Sep 13, 2010   Post Register
New York City is updating their Uniform Land Use Review Process. Tom Agnotti says there is a lot that is broken and needs fixing.
Jul 9, 2010   The Gotham Gazette
Amanda Levete argues that the planning process in the U.K. should be taken out of the hands of government and public process and handed to a panel of qualified architects.
Jan 25, 2010   Building
<p>By moving out to areas where planning approvals are faster, rapidly-expanding churches are creating suburban sprawl, according to a recent study from researchers at Ryerson University.</p>
Jun 27, 2008   The Toronto Star
<p>Controversy continues in Milwaukee as another public art piece is revealed.</p>
May 22, 2008   Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
<p>Planning has become too much like a court case, with two sides and one winner. According to columnist Christopher Hume, this adversarial nature must be changed.</p>
May 7, 2008   The Toronto Star
<p>Officials in Melbourne, Australia, are so frustrated with the city's lackluster planning process that they are pushing for the creation of a new planning authority -- one they hope will look at the "big picture".</p>
May 6, 2008   The Age
<p>A proposed public art piece featuring a bronze statue of the "Happy Days" character Arthur "the Fonz" Fonzarelli has many up in arms about the process creating and approving public art.</p>
Mar 29, 2008   The Next American City
<p>The planning process has taken a little longer than expected for a Chinese investor looking to create Germany's first Chinatown.</p>
Mar 22, 2008   Der Spiegel