• Background

Planning

Planning

Links

Planning Department & Commission Links

Regional Planning Agencies
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.\http://www.semcog.org/\
Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments\http://tmacog.org/\
Michigan Society of Planning http://planningmi.org

Economic Development
Monroe County Business Development Corporation\http://monroecountybdc.org/\

Demographics
United States Bureau of Census\http://www.census.gov/\

Other County Planning Agencies
Livingston https://www.livgov.com/plan
Macomb  http://ped.macombgov.org/
Oakland   https://www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland/communities
Washtenaw  http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/planning_environment/planning/

Michigan Planning Information Organizations
Art Architecture and; Eng. Library 
Michigan Land Use Institute http://www.mlui.org
Michigan Society of Planning http://www.planningmi.org/
Planning and Zoning Center Michigan State University 

National Planning Information Organizations
About Planning
American Planning Association http://www.planning.org/
Cyburbiahttp://www.cyburbia.org/
Lincoln Institute of Land Policyhttp://www.lincolninst.edu/
New Urbanismhttp://www.newurbanism.org/
Planetizen, the Planning and Development Networkhttp://www.planetizen.com/
Planners Network.http://www.plannersnetwork.org/pnetwork/www/>
Planners Web.http://www.plannersweb.com/
Urban Land Institutehttp://www.uli.org/

Environment
Environmental Design Library
Window To My Environment.http://www.epa.gov/enviro/wme/

Mapping and Geography
Center for Geographic Informationhttp://www.michigan.gov/cgi
Library of Congress Map Collections.http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/
Mapquesthttp://www.mapquest.com/
TerraServer (aerial photos)
USGS Geography.
Resources for Geographershttp://www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/resources/data/data.htm
Geographic Information Systems

Smart Growth
Smart Growth Online   http://www.smartgrowth.org/
USEPA Smart Growth site. http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/

Smart Communites Network
Sustainable Development Center http://www.energy.gov/
National Energy Center for Sustainable Communities http://www.necsc.us/

Miscellaneous
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.http://www.hud.gov/
Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse http://www.sprawlwatch.org