The Zoning Administrator Certificate Program will take place Jan. 18–19, 2018, at the Ramada Grayling Hotel and Conference Center in Grayling. The MSU Land Policy Institute’s Planning & Zoning Center is pleased to announce that registration is now open.
Oakland County is hosting the Heritage Conference 2017 on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at The Lyon Theater in South Lyon. The keynote speaker is LPI's Mark Wyckoff. He will discuss strategies of quality placemaking.
The MSU Land Policy Institute recently received funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study a web-based GIS system in support of USACE’s Visitation Estimation and Reporting System and the Natural Resources Risk Assessment Tool.
One of the important missions of the Land Policy Institute is to share knowledge from research and outreach with broad audiences to help them solve existing problems and prevent future ones.
The MSU Land Policy Institute is pleased to welcome Mimi Gong to the team. She is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education fellow working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
MSU Extension and the Land Policy Institute recently collaborated to deliver training to more than 800 people on the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act passed in 2016.
The Kent County Land Bank Authority did more than save land, it helped generate $42.9 million in the county during the past four years and was responsible for 266 jobs in the same period.
Findings from an internal investigation by the Kent County Land Bank authority were released this week, and the study's conclusions were welcome news to county officials.
Kent County Treasurer Ken Parrish, chairman of the Kent County Land Bank Authority, said there always will be a role for the Kent County Land Bank, which puts blighted and abandoned property back on the market.
The Kent County Land Bank has generated an economic impact of $42.9 million over the past four years, according to a study by Michigan State University Land Policy Institute.
Over the last four years, the Kent County Land Bank Authority generated $42.9 million in estimated economic impact and 266 jobs in Kent County, according to an economic impact analysis by the MSU Land Policy Institute released today.
The MSU University Outreach and Engagement recently held their Awards Ceremony on Feb. 21, 2017.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and its partners are hosting the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference May 31-Jun. 2, 2017, at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
Michigan State University's Land Policy Institute transitioned to new leadership this month. Dean Ronald Hendrick from CANR named Mark Wyckoff, the senior associate director of LPI since 2006, as interim director of LPI for the balance of 2017.
The Illinois Housing Council and Illinois Housing Development Authority are co-hosting the 2017 Illinois Governor's Conference on Affordable Housing Mar. 13-14, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, IL.
For the second year in a row, the Zoning Administrator Certificate Program offered by the Planning & Zoning Center at MSU has expanded its capacity to accommodate the growing interest in the program.
Michigan State University Extension has partnered with the Land Policy Institute in offering training to local government officials in Michigan on the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and related Law.
There are five essential commitments that communities must make toward walkable places, which are taken from the Land Policy Institute’s guidebook on Placemaking as an Economic Development Tool.
While many people make personal resolutions during the New Year, it is also a good time for professional evaluation. This is the perfect opportunity for zoning administrators and communities to evaluate office procedures and professional development needs.
Michigan State University (MSU) Extension is offering training throughout Michigan for local government officials on the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and related law.