This book explains in plain terms how developers and planners can involve the community in the development process using the latest community engagement tools. It describes why, in these days of more complex projects and development approval procedures, it pays to win citizen support rather than fight opposition.
Douglas R. Porter is one of the nation's leading authorities on growth management at the state, regional, and local level. He formed the non-profit Growth Management Institute in 1992 to conduct research and education in growth management policies and practices. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.