Published on April 7, 2021
Are people of all gender identities represented in your planning commission bylaws, policies, and other documents? Many organizations have taken steps to update policies and replace gendered language with gender neutral options.
Published on April 6, 2021
Using simple, decision-centered, scenario-based planning has helped some Michigan Communities navigate the uncertain and complex task of shoreline planning.
Give the gift of knowledge this holiday season with MSU Extension’s Introduction to Lakes Online course
Published on December 11, 2020
Treat someone special in your life to an online course dedicated to Michigan inland lakes!
Published on July 16, 2020
Brief summaries of select Michigan planning and zoning court decisions from May 2019 to April 2020.
Published on April 15, 2020
The Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program is on hiatus until 2021, but there are lake monitoring options for 2020.
Published on January 10, 2020
Create a temporary public park in your community on parking day.
Published on June 4, 2019
Brief summaries of select Michigan planning and zoning court decisions from May 2018 to April 2019.
Published on January 16, 2018
Three tools available to communities.
Published on October 1, 2017
Michigan State University Extension has formed several strategic partnerships to ensure that the Motor City continues to thrive.
Published on August 24, 2017
One seemingly small detail can make a big difference when it comes to investing in infrastructure.
Published on December 14, 2015
Program success documented through ripple effecting mapping with the help of MSU Extension educators.
Published on December 2, 2015
The basic concepts and tools to create a successful retail street.
How to end a planning and zoning program – repeal of the zoning ordinance and planning commission ordinance
This publication is to review things to consider if a municipality (city, village, or township) or county is considering ending its planning and zoning program.