This year, the LPI’s contribution to research and outreach efforts have included such topics as placemaking, planning and zoning, economic development, regionalism, legacy cities, tourism, natural resources management and land use, among others.
Better communication. Streamlined processes. Empowered staff. Confident decisions. Organized records. Smoother meetings. These are some of the outcomes cited from past Zoning Administrator Certificate Program participants.
The Cadillac Commons site is to be a year-round destination and downtown hub, hosting seasonal events and providing an attractive connection between the businesses on Cadillac’s main street, Mitchell Street and Lake Cadillac one block to the west.
For nearly a decade, the ZAC Program hosted by PZC , has been helping Zoning Administrators to knowledgeably guide their communities through better customer service and communication, streamlining processes, and supporting elected and appointed officials.
If you are a new Zoning Administrator, there is no better way to start the position out right than the Zoning Administrator Certificate Program Jan. 18–19, 2018, at the Ramada Grayling Hotel and Conference Center in Grayling.
Mark Wyckoff, interim director of the MSU Land Policy Institute, gave the opening address on “Placemaking for Quality Places” on Sept. 15 at the Heritage Conference 2017 kickoff in South Lyon.
The IGLUS hosted the Detroit-NYC module Sept. 4-15, 2017, where three MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC) faculty presented during a five-day seminar.
RTI International and the MSU Center for Economic and Spatial Analysis for Planning and Management in the Land Policy Institute recently received funding from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to conduct the National Recreational Boating Survey.
The LPI’s Planning & Zoning Center will offer the next Zoning Administrator Certificate (ZAC) Program Jan. 18–19, 2018, at the Ramada Grayling Hotel and Conference Center in Grayling.
On Sept. 13, 2017, Mark Wyckoff, LPI’s interim director will present on Planning and Regulating Vacant Land for Open Space and Green Development in Legacy Cities at the IGLUS training in Detroit.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.