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Fostering Diverse Perspectives on Planning and Zoning Boards

Fostering Diverse Perspectives on Planning and Zoning Boards

September 2022

This issue of Zoning Practice highlights the importance of diversifying planning and zoning boards. It discusses the historical lack of educational and professional diversity on these boards and offers guidance for administrators and city leaders to help them recruit, retain, and train board members that reflect the goals and populations of their communities.


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  • Emerging professionals interested in learning more about plan implementation

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We are especially eager to hear from potential authors with expertise on the following topics:

  • Using zoning to advance equity, sustainability, and resilience objectives
  • Recent trends in small town and rural area zoning
  • The effects of demographic or technological change on land-use demand