Top Websites Criteria

The top websites are based on nominations by PLANetizen readers and judged against the following criteria.

  1. The site should provide a service to the planning and development community.
  2. The site should provide one of the following:
    1. a broad range of information relevant to the national planning and development community; or
    2. a particularly strong focus on a particular topic; or
    3. an outstanding example of the use of technology for planning and development.
  3. The site should meet minimum basic expectations for design and professionalism.
  4. The site should be available to the general public.
  5. The site should be frequently updated and current.
  6. Sites will be evaluated for web accessibility.