PAS QuickNotes are plain-language briefing papers that explain emerging trends, future-focused topics, and important tools. Each QuickNotes offers a concise overview of a timely planning topic for practicing planners, plus links to more resources for further reading.

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Design Review

Teardowns

Site Plan Review

Charrettes

2006

Conflicts of Interest for Planning Commissioners

Complete Streets

Zoning for Mixed Uses

Inclusionary Housing

2004

Form-Based Zoning

Planning and the Media

Public Notification of Land-Use Action