Publications and Awards

The Planner’s Use of Information – Third Edition

January 10, 2020

Clarion Directors Don Elliott and Darcie White were thrilled to be contributing authors on the third edition of The Planner’s Use of Information, released in September. Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar, PhD, this update infuses the perspectives of leading experts on essential skills for today’s emerging planners. Chapters include: Field Methods (Hemalata C. Dandekar), Survey

Denton, TX 2019 APA-TX Best Practice Award – Silver

October 2, 2019
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The City of Denton has been recognized with an APA Texas chapter award for ‘Best Practice’ for the Denton Development Code 2030 project.  The Best Practice Awards projects which demonstrate innovative planning tools and processes which help create communities of lasting value. Congratulations to the Denton community and all involved on this project! See the

Contemporary Drivers of Local Development – Book Release

September 10, 2019
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Don Elliott was invited to Corvinus University in Budapest for the launch of ‘Contemporary Drivers of Local Development’, for which he wrote the chapters on land planning, zoning, and environmental controls. The book was based on an EU-funded Master’s Degree course on local sustainable development. Click here for more information on the book, or to

New Edition of Colorado Land Planning and Development Law is Available

April 26, 2018

The Colorado “Green Book” on planning law has been updated for 2018. For the past 25 years, this resource – formally Colorado Land Planning and Development Law – has served as a plain English guide for both planners and lawyers to understand recent statutory changes in the law, as well as court cases interpreting the