City Planning for the Public Manager - ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy by Nicolas A. Valcik
Why should public officials be interested in city planning? Is not the city planning an area governed by architects and public worksmen? In fact, much urban planning requires expertise in…
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Why should public officials be interested in city planning? Is not the city planning an area governed by architects and public worksmen? In fact, much urban planning requires expertise in areas other than buildings and infrastructure, and with experience in urban planning, urban administrators are empowered to make more informed decisions on issues requiring budget, economic development, tax revenues, public relations, decrees and policies . Which will benefit society.
City planning is designed for the general manager to bridge the gap in urban management literature, provide students and practitioners practical training, practical advice of experienced experts in the city's diverse management, show where the theory intersects and application. The book is divided into three sections, provides an overview of the municipality's life cycle and services, explores urban planning applications to planners with a strict budget, and walks the reader through a realistic planning research project, and explains how it was formulated.
Implemented and analyzed to produce usable results. Topics explored include justification for specific city services, internal and external controls used in city planning, common technical tools (eg GIS), legal aspects of planning and zoning, environmental concerns, transport, residential planning, commercial area planning and infrastructure.
City planning is required for the general manager reading to urban management students and practicing city managers interested in improving their careers and their communities.