Planning and Community Health Center

Capacity Building for Planners to Address Health

People bicycling and walking in Washington, D.C.Launched in Fall 2015, Capacity Building for Planners to Address Health will develop tools, resources, and professional development guidance to enhance health-oriented planning.

This project is funded by the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New Essential Info Packet (EIP)
Planning & Zoning for Health in the Built Environment

This annotated resource list offers a collection of background resources and how-to guidance on integrating health issues into policies and regulations that help shape the built environment. It also showcases example policies and ordinances from communities across North America that have successfully integrated public health into planning and zoning documents and regulations. This packet is available to all planners and the general public thanks to support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Explore the packet