The Job of the Planning Commissioner

Third Edition Revised

By Albert Solnit

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A popular and practical guide on how to be an effective planning commissioner. Filled with checklists and outlines, it's both a good introduction and a handy reference. Includes a training checklist for new commissioners, criteria for keeping a master plan in working order, lists of tools to guide growth, advice on how to deal with professional staff, and do's and don'ts for conduct...

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Page Count
198
Date Published
June 1, 1987
ISBN
978-0-918286-51-2
Format
Paperback
Publisher
APA Planners Press

About the Authors

Albert Solnit

Table of Contents

1. What are these amateurs doing in government?

2. Understanding the language of planning and zoning

3. A layperson's guide to the planning process and the tools that make it work

4. Prerequisites to doing an effective job

5. Intramural coordinating or the art of not passing the buck

6. Public meetings and public relations

7. Due process or how to be fair

8. Nuts and bolts: zoning and development review

9. Doing a good job on small-town and rural commissions

Recommended reading
Appendices
Author's note