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Introduction to Planning: Implementation of the Plan

This course provides an overview of implementation strategies for a Comprehensive Plan and examines how those strategies fit together.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (38 Mins)
  • Published Published
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  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Historical Perspective (4 mins)
  • 3. Context of Implementation (8 mins)
  • 4. Introduction to Zoning (5 mins)
  • 5. Development Controls (10 mins)
  • 6. Public Investment (8 mins)

Course Description

This is the second course of the "Introduction to Planning" track. In the first course, we discussed the Comprehensive Plan, sometimes called the Master Plan or General Plan. In this course, we will provide an overview of implementation strategies for the plan and examine how those strategies fit together. The course examines three implementation strategies in particular, but it is also important to take a broad and comprehensive look at implementation, just as the comprehensive plan provides a broad look at the community.

Learn these skills

  • Law and Policy
  • Plan Making
  • Regulations
  • Zoning Codes


This course is approved for .5 AICP CM credit.


This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Eric Damian Kelly

Eric Damian Kelly

Eric Damian Kelly is a lawyer and planner with more than 35 years of experience working with local governments on issues in planning and land-use regulation.

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