April 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
Important distinctions about the difference between a comprehensive plan and zoning code changes, as well as details of the form-based influences of the new Denveright 2040 plan are reported here.
April 23, 2019, 2pm PDT
Two big pieces of the Denveright planning process, the Comprehensive Plan 2040 and Blueprint Denver, won approval from the Denver City Council earlier this week.
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
January 10, 2019, 10am PST
St. Paul, Minnesota, is working on its comprehensive plan, and advocates want to see upzoning changes similar to what happened in Minneapolis.
December 10, 2018, 5am PST
The City Council overcame a last minute legal challenge to approve the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan late last week.
November 29, 2018, 5am PST
A toolbox for local governments to address inequality.
November 25, 2018, 5am PST
One of the most ambitious comprehensive plans of a major city in the United States is headed to approval, after amendments and compromises garnered the necessary political support among city councilmembers.
March 17, 2017, 5am PDT
Melbourne's long-range plan for development through 2050 envisions denser neighborhoods, built around the idea of 20-minute neighborhoods.
January 2, 2017, 11am PST
Planners in an Atlanta suburb are using games tailored to adults and children to inform a new comprehensive plan.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 1, 2016, 5am PDT
It will only take us two-and-a-half minutes to catch you up on the big planning news from the last week of June.
June 30, 2016, 8am PDT
Though it's been 35 years since its last comprehensive plan, the city of Memphis hopes to start updating its comprehensive plan every five to ten years.
June 24, 2016, 5am PDT
The biggest news stories of a big week in planning and land use—all in just over two minutes.
June 20, 2016, 8am PDT
The Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve a new Comprehensive Plan.
April 17, 2016, 9am PDT
Municipal officials and staff in Anchorage, Alaska, are hard at work drafting an updated land use plan that incorporates modern planning principles in the city's vision for development.
October 24, 2015, 7am PDT
A group of teens were recently participated in the comprehensive planning process for the city of Rockville, Maryland.
October 14, 2015, 9am PDT
The suburban city of Plano, Texas, located outside of Dallas, approved this week a comprehensive plan that overcame vocal opposition to the idea of mixed-use, urban developments.
May 27, 2015, 2pm PDT
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Tulsa Planning Director Dawn Warrick describes the implementation process for the PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan.
May 15, 2015, 9am PDT
Better architecture has been a consistent theme of the tenure of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The city's first comprehensive plan since 1965 could be the key tool in producing the desired results.
October 27, 2014, 1pm PDT
Although growth in Union County outside of Charlotte has subsided, county officials aim to balance a legacy of unplanned growth with new opportunities for commercial development and countywide transportation.
October 15, 2014, 5am PDT
Mayor Michael Nutter believes that his administration leaves "a template for how future development unfolds in Philadelphia" as one of its legacies.