Asbestos Recycling

Asbestos can be found in many homes and buildings due to its widespread use throughout the 20th century. For those looking to remodel or renovate their homes, asbestos removal and recycling can be deadly tasks. If asbestos is suspected, the best course of action is to assume it is present, leave it alone, and contact an asbestos professional.

Accessory Dwelling Units Suvey Results

Recent informal research report on Accessory Dwelling Units with input from communities throughout the State of Utah.  This was prepared by Salt Lake County and relates to the email survey Dec-Jan (2017/18) sent via ULCT/APA-UT.

Lincoln Institute

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is an independent, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to help solve global economic, social, and environmental challenges to improve the quality of life through creative approaches to the use, taxation, and stewardship of land. As a private operating foundation whose origins date to 1946, the Lincoln Institute seeks to inform public dialogue and decisions about land policy through research, training, and effective communication. By bringing together scholars, practitioners, public officials, policy makers, journalists, and involved citizens, the Lincoln Institute integrates theory and practice and provides a forum for multidisciplinary perspectives on public policy concerning land, both in the United States and internationally. The Lincoln Institute's work is organized in five major areas: Planning and Urban FormValuation and TaxationInternational and Institute-Wide Initiatives, the People's Republic of China, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Land Use Academy of Utah (LUAU)

Professional Education for State Leaders and General Public

The Land Use Academy of Utah (LUAU) was funded by the Utah State Legislature and created by a consortium of public and private sectors to provide uniform professional education to the state’s civic leaders and the general public.

WFRC Resource Management

WFRC’s new resource management website is an invaluable asset for planners and engineers.

Envision Utah

Utah Property Rights Ombudsman

​Community Planning for Wildfire

Community Planning for Wildfire is a great resource for municipal and county planners when planning for natural hazards, specifically wildfire.

National Park Service’s Preservation Briefs

Secretary of the Interior’s Standards - Historic Preservation

Rural Planning

Compiled and original tools, guides and resources for rural communities in a variety of planning functions. 

Guide to Tiny Living's guide to cutting cost with Tiny Living.

United States Census Bureau

Urban Land Institute

​Roger Brooks International

Roger Brooks International (tourism and downtown revitalization, large subscription service collection of videos on a variety of subjects) 



Street Plans


Project for Public Spaces

National Main Street Center

Cluster Analysis 2016

Utah County Parcel Web Access

Utah League of Cities and Towns

State Archives

Rick Harrison Links and Video Clips

The two main links are the websites:


Educational links:


These are the main ones:


Overall Methods:


New Definitions:


Architectural Shaping YouTube


Open Space:



Drone of Existing Sites:


Trasona At Viera:


Lauren Cove at Viera (townhomes):


Tres Lagos (a 2,600 Acre Master Plan in McAllen, Texas)


Remington Coves in Otsego, MN


Prefurbia for Redevelopment  Studies:


South St. Paul, MN (featured in the book)


Redevelopment west of downtown Minneapolis:


Jordan Ponds, Minneapolis:


Recent Mobile Home and Tiny Home neighborhoods:


Recent Single Family Neighborhoods (they would average about 25% less infrastructure compared to conventional):


Arkansas Coved                                   


Shertz Tx                                              


Rosenberg Tx Narrated                      


Hickory - CT                                         


Westfield Pulte                                   


Ohio 34 lot development                   


Attainable Housing, Omaha, NE       


Approved Residential, Oregon, WI:     


Approved Residential, Omaha, NE:  


Single Family Sherman, TX:               


Approved Single Family: Mentor, OH:


Approved Estate Homes, Aurora, OH:


Study led to approval, St. Louis, MO:


In Approval, Single Family, Canyon, TX:


In Approval, Single Family, St. Louis:


In Approval, Carmel, CA                     


Approved Pulte, Dayton, MN:          


Approved Pulte, Dayton, MN:               


Approved Pulte, Prior Lake, MN:      


Approved Pulte, Maple Grove, MN:


In Approval, Mississippi:                    


Approved Single Family, Shreveport, LA:




Non-Residential, Master Plan Base and/or Commercial with Residential:


Performance Village Automotive Site


Bogota Master Plan                           


Farmington MN Site Study Mixed use


Golden Valley Mixed Use Study       


Montana CND                                     


Initial Sketch 450 AC Nebraska:        


Single Family with BayHomes and/or Townhomes:


Washing State 5 Acre with slopes    


Rhodes 28 AC McAllen (7 homes/AC)


Villas in Brownsville                            


St. Louis Park Infill                               


Golf Redevelopment - Oxbow, ND   


Greenbriar Hills Buffalo, MN:          


Sherman Tx Mixed Use                      


Sherman Commercial Component   


Approved Multifamily in New York:


Active adult & Assist. Lino Lakes, MN:


Approved Single and Multi, Manitoba:


Active adult & Assist. Texas:             


Duplex - in approval, Twinsberg, OH:


Approved Mixed Use, Frankfort, KY:


Approved Senior (first study):          


In approval 2AC Multi Infill, Canada


Rural Ghost Platting:


Before Ghost, Rural - Rogers, MN:   


After Ghost, Rural - Rogers, MN:     


Software Related:


LandMentor City Planning:


LandMentor land surveying:


LandMentor for Cities Intro:


Changing the way cities communicate:


LandMentor as an Educational Platform:


Instructional (Software Related):


Converting an AutoCAD file:



Converting ESRI data:


LandMentor Traverse Prompt:


Using MakeLine to create a street


Makeline general use (non narrated)


Virtualization using LandMentor:


Solving the problem with Excessive CAD layers


LandMentor Download


Software download (in unlicensed mode becomes the Free Viewer)



VIDEO:  12 Minute Beginners Instructions:



Advanced 12 Minute Instructions:  Beyond the Basics


Example LandMentor 3D file:

Please reload


General Planning


APAOH | Webcast Series Presentations

Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network

PlannersWeb - City & Regional Planning Resources

American Planning Association

Utah APA (American Planning Association)

MindMixer - Community Engagement

Development Exactions

APA Planning Job Descriptions

We Save Land | You Can Too!

What Is a Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Program?: NJ Hi...

Planning - FHWA

Western Rural Development Center -

Kevin Klinkenberg - Walking the Walk

Rural and Proud | Epicenter

County Planning

IPaC: Home

Placemaking 101 Archives - Project for Public Spaces


Metro Monitor | Brookings Institution



Smart Growth America

Valley Advocates For Responsible Development - Celebrating 15 Years of Grassroots Community Planning

Smart Growth Cache Valley

Ecological Planning

Seven Canyons Trust


Long-term & Scenario Planning

Envision Tomorrow - Welcome to Envision Tomorrow

CommunityViz | Placeways

Smart Growth in Small Towns and Rural Communities | Smart Growth | US EPA

Joe Minicozz-tax implications of land use planning and form based codes



Model Codes & Ordinances

Ordinance Library

Wasatch Choice for 2040 - Form-Based Code

Model Code for Accessory Dwelling Units | American Tiny House Association


Code Enforcement

Roswell GA CE guide

Junk Complaints FAQ

Code Enforcement

Data Analysis Tools

Excel VBA Programming - a free course for complete beginners

Section 1: Programming in Excel (Macros)

Excel VBA Tutorial - Easy Excel Macros

Archaeological Post Analysis

Excel VBA Programming - Watch a Macro Being Recorded

Use Excel Goal Seek Feature to Find Answers

Excel Workbook · Automatic Goal Seek

2010 Census Data Products: United States - At a Glance

Reference - Geography - U.S. Census Bureau

Geographic Information Science information and support | Michigan Technological University

Citizen Engagement & Transparency

What Works - Social media & other technologies to increase citizen participation

Transparency, Open Government, and Citizen Participation | City of Oregon City

Social Media Resources | Public Affairs Council

Global Social Media Policy | Dell

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Duke Energy Social Media Policy -Duke Energy

The Fiasco Files: Community Engagement Disasters and How to Avoid Them - MetroQuest

National Community Planning Month


Architecture, Design, Construction

Modular Home Builder - Irontown Homes

Build Your Own Modular Home In California | US Modular Inc.

Alchemy Architects | Home of the weeHouse

Dribbble - Show and tell for designers

Royalty free images, photos, and graphics | Adobe Stock

Green Home Building Index

What's wrong with shipping container housing? One architect says "everything." : TreeHugger

SketchUp Tutorials by Daniel Tal -


NACo County Explorer

KState Planning Law Class



Park City 2015 Council Retreat Packet

Southern Utah Housing

Tiny House Community: home

Living Smart Houses | The City of Portland, Oregon

The Tiny Life

American Tiny House Association

Categories of HUD Data | HUD USER

Case Studies | Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities

Case Studies | Portfolio | California Housing Partnership Corporation

Housing — MacArthur Foundation

Affordable Housing and Housing Authorities in Grand County, Utah

The Rural Data Portal | Search Data

S.F. Mayor Lee rolls out affordable housing plan - SFGate

home ownership - 70

Rehab and Repair .pub - 76

Rental home - 77

Emergency - 66

development - 65

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy > Home

American Tiny House Association

City of Palm Desert : Housing

City of Palm Desert : Ownership Opportunities

National Housing Conference

Climbing Mount Laurel : The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Affordable Housing in a Rural, Tourism-Based Community | HUD USER


Park City : Affordable Housing

Myths & Facts About Affordable & High Density Housing - mythsnfacts.pdf

Joining Forces for More Sustainable Communities - Nature and Environment - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

History Lessons for Today’s Housing Policy - w12-5_von_hoffman.pdf

Small Kitchens, by Choice - The New York Times

Tiny Homes You Can Collect - The New York Times

UT HUD Homes | HUD Homes for Sale

Missing Middle Housing

Mortgage Calculator - Home Loan Calculator with PMI | Zillow

2016 Fee Schedule amended 12_11_2015.pdf

Tent City Urbanism

Geography Atlas - Geography - U.S. Census Bureau

Where did all the small apartment buildings go? | City Observatory


Cornerstone Partnership

Utah Homes For Sale - MLS Listings /


Affordable Housing Legislation

Wasatch County Affordable Housing Ord - Wasatch-County-Affordable-Housing-Ordinance.pdf



Boulder, CO - Inclusionary Zoning

Somerville, MA - Inclusionary Zoning

Exploring Inclusionary Zoning’s Effect on Affordable Housing | HUD USER

inclusionary zoning - sample_ordinance.pdf

Inclusionary Zoning and Mixed-Income Communities | HUD USER

IZ Policy Implications - Good/Bad Rebuttals


Housing Trust Funds

Community Land Trust

Field Guide to Housing Trust Funds | | Role - Generate Capital

What Are Housing Trust Funds? |

Housing Trust Fund Progress Report 2007 - 2007-Housing-Trust-Fund-Progress-Report-2.pdf


Land Trust Alliance | Together, conserving the places you love


Economic Development.

Art & Economic Development

How the Arts and Cultural Tourism Spur Economic Development - Western City - May 2013 - Sacramento

Arts & Economic Prosperity IV: Calculator



- nga_ruralarts.pdf

Artists shaking up and strengthening communities in rural America | Createquity.

Research | Americans for the Arts

National Findings | Americans for the Arts

How the Arts and Culture Sector Catalyzes Economic Vitality

Caldwell: Public art has positive economic impact | Online Athens

How Art Economically Benefits Cities - Project for Public Spaces

Using PR to Build a Public-Art Program - Project for Public Spaces

National Economic Development Organizations | U.S. Economic Development Administration

Silicon Slopes

Redstone Strategy Group - BC Case Study

Economic Development - Planning - FHWA

Dean Runyan Associates

National Park’s Economic Impacts | Headwaters Economics

EDCUtah - Business Incentives

Entrepreneurship Based Economic Development Planning for Communities | US & Canada

Economic Snapshot | Zions Bank

Energizing Young Entrepreneurs

Empowering Research

How Small Towns and Cities Can Use Local Assets to Rebuild Their Economies | Smart Growth | US EPA

The Gone Generation: The rural brain drain and the future of Southern Illinois small towns - Rural Schools Collaborative

Entrepreneur IQ Profiler

Beehive Startups | Utah Startup News, Profiles, and Events

Google Public Data Explorer

2010 Geographic Terms and Concepts - Geography - U.S. Census Bureau

Dollars and Sense: Real World Economics

How Cities Are Protecting Small Neighborhood Shops – Next City

Community & Economic Development | NACo

New Mexico Economic Development Partnership | Business Site Selection

VOORMI | High Performance Merino Wool Outdoor Clothing

Rural Development

Women's Enterprise Action Loan Fund

UEDA – University Economic Development Association


Western Economic Association International


P3 Partnerships

City Accelerator - Promoting Local Government Innovations

Summit on Infrastructure and Public/Private Partnerships 2016

Why Isn't the U.S. Better at Public-Private Partnerships?

White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to Finance Job-Creating Infrastructure Projects in Rural America | USDA Newsroom


MW-10-0032 PPP Whitepaper v30_FINAL.indd - public_private_partnerships.pdf

Sample Terms of Reference (TORs) for PPP Advisors | Public Private Partnerships | World Bank

How PPPs Can Help | PPP Knowledge Lab


Highway Robbery: Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships | Dollars & Sense

$10 Billion Public-Private Partnership for Rural Development Launched | News | PND

Capitol Peak Asset Management | Announcements - Capitol Peak Asset Management

5 Beautiful Books That Belong on Every Urbanist’s Coffee Table – Next City

What Happened to Federal Funding for Community Development? – Next City

Active Transportation

Find it, Fund it! Advocacy Advance - MAP-21

NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide | NACTO

Categories - Mountainland Association of Governments

Advocacy Advance

Zion NP Shuttle - Trip Advisor Reviews

Bicycle Boulevards | NACTO

National Complete Streets Coalition | Smart Growth America

Bike Utah - About Us

Home -

The Transportation Planning Capacity Building Program | Focus Areas

Congestion Management Process - Planning - FHWA

FHWA HEPGIS Maps...MAP-21 National Highway System

U.S. Route 191 in Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Electric Bicycle Manufacturers in the United States

UDOT Joint Highway Committee Programs (STP/TAP)

MAP-21 - Fact Sheets - Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) | Federal Highway Administration

MAP-21 - Fact Sheets - Surface Transportation Program (STP) | Federal Highway Administration

Utah Department of Transportation

UDOT Fund Fact Sheets 2015.indd -

Federal Highway Administration Sets the Record Straight on Road Narrowing, Separated Bike Lanes - Project for Public Spaces

Utah Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plans - Bike Utah

Bike Bag Shop

St. George Active Transportation Plan

RTC of Southern Nevada Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

Billings, Montana's Bikeway + Trails Master Plan Update

Westminster, Colorado's Mobility Action Plan


Health & Place

Community Pediatrics: Navigating the Intersection of Medicine, Public Health, and Social Determinants of Children’s Health

Critical Services for Our Children: Integrating Mental and Oral Health into Primary Care - Issue Dialogue Briefs - Publications - GIH

Connecting the Dots: Developing a Holistic Picture of Children's Health - Issue Dialogue Briefs - Publications - GIH

Environment - FHWA



Plan4Health Coalitions


Utah Clean Energy - Renewable Incentives

Environment Magazine - Toward a Low-Carbon Economy: Municipal Financing for Energy Efficiency and Solar Power

Berkeley FIRST (Financing Initiative for Renewable and Solar Technology) - City of Berkeley, CA

Solar Energy

Official Site of APA Utah