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This page provides links to sites that offer relative and interesting information to the professional and citizen planner.

OKAPA Planning Commissioner Guide

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 Ever wonder if you are an effective and informed  planning commissioner?  The Commissioner  provides planning board members, planning commissioners, and other appointed and elected officials with practical features to enhance your experience.

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Planning Commissioner's Journal

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Links of Interest 

Urban Land Institute

Planning Commissioner's Journal

APA's 'The Commissioner'

 Planners Web  Key Sites for Citizen Planners

APA's  Zoning News

APA's  Planning Commissioners Service

Comp Plan Update Manual
Hancock County, Maine

   A Thematic Chronology of
Planning : Regional Planning

Legislative Guidebook: Local Planning

Journal of American Planning Association: Archiver

National Land Use Commission

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Think Like a Reporter

Planning ABC's

Articles on Zoning

Subdivision Control:
A Primer for Planning Commissioners

Meeting Management Made Easy

Fine Tune the Plan. Comm.


Six Things I Wish I Had Known
When I First Became a Planning Commissioner

Designing Bus Lines
& other Transportation articles

Commissioners Voice

Sprawl Guide


What is Planning & What do Planners Do?


On-line book:  Harland Bartholomew: His Contributions to American Urban Planning

Planning Official Advisory Committee for APA Region 3   

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