Published on May 15, 2020
While there is no state oversight of planning and zoning, there is a statewide database of zoning ordinances in Michigan.
St. Clair County communities confirm first-time visitor impressions are valuable to community tourism improvements
Published on May 4, 2020
MSU Extension’s First Impressions Tourism (FIT) assessment program benefits participants knowledge and awareness of the importance of outside visitor's perspectives.
Published on April 16, 2020
Michigan has large volumes of standing dead trees. The distribution varies among species, sizes, and geographically around the state. These stories speak volumes about how these resources are valued.
Published on April 14, 2020
COVID-19 impacts inspire a virtual master planning charrette process, to be highlighted by an upcoming webinar series.
Published on April 8, 2020
Michigan local governments should proceed carefully when considering temporarily suspending property owners’ rights to develop or build until adequate regulations can be developed and adopted.
Published on February 25, 2020
If planners are required to treat similar businesses in the same way, how can they respond to criticism for approving “too many of the same kind of business”?