The Local Comprehensive Plan

PAS QuickNotes 52

By David Morley, AICP


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This edition of PAS QuickNotes summarizes the fundamental characteristics of the comprehensive plan and discusses the basic justifications for comprehensive planning as well as plan content, format, implementation.


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Oct. 1, 2014
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About the Author

David Morley, AICP
David Morley, AICP, is a Research Program and QA Manager at the American Planning Association in Chicago, where he manages and contributes to sponsored research projects; manages the development of the Research KnowledgeBase; provides customized research assistance through the Inquiry Answer Service; develops, organizes, and participates in educational sessions and workshops; and writes for APA publications. Mr. Morley also co-edits Zoning Practice.