Planning & Environmental Law
Planning & Environmental Law is the must-read legal journal for planners, environmental managers, and land-use lawyers.
Each year, 11 issues provide expert analyses of today's legal trends, plus capsule summaries of 30 to 40 new federal and state court decisions and legislative acts. PEL is an essential guide to the legal landscape across the country and in your own backyard.
The new PEL Online makes the full resources of Planning & Environmental Law available to everyone whose organization subscribes. It includes:
- Portable PEL, introduced in 2012, a printable PDF of each issue — no more waiting for the office copy to circulate
- PEL Archive, free downloads of articles from PEL and its predecessors — Zoning Digest and Land Use Law & Zoning Digest — going back to 1949
- PEL Issues & Decisions, a searchable online database of court decisions and legislation from 2003 on
- PEL Index, a database of all PEL abstracts and commentaries since 2005 (For prior years, see the annual index issues in the PEL Archive.)
- PEL Brief, an e-newsletter guide to each new issue
New subscription options
PEL now offers three convenient options for subscribers:
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Current Planning & Environmental Law subscribers will automatically receive the PEL Premium Package unless another option is selected.
PEL Premium and PEL Online subscribers must be logged into the APA website to take advantage of free access to PEL Online features.
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PEL Online subscribers, log in to access the full issue or download the PDF edition, Portable PEL.
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Get a free sample of Portable PEL — a full issue of Planning & Environmental Law in a read-anywhere PDF edition.
Guidelines for Writers
A 26-member board of land use law experts reports and contributes many of the commentaries for Planning & Environmental Law. Authors interested in contributing a commentary are advised to explore past articles posted online and review the publication's guidelines for writers.
Planning & Environmental Law is published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of the American Planning Association and is managed from APA's Washington office.