Community Rules! Why is the Public Important?
Public participation efforts are a crucial component to all planning projects. Public involvement is a two-way communication process between the public and a governmental agency aimed at incorporating the diverse citizens’ views, concerns, and issues into the decision-making process.
What Is Planning?
Ever wonder what planners do — or how planning shapes your community?
A planner’s job is to work with residents and elected officials to guide the layout of an entire community or region.
Explore the timeline of American planning history since 1900.
Hear public service announcements about planning.
Engage students in the planning process with resources for educators.