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Financial Aspects of Planning

Gain an understanding of how planning decisions impact the economic feasibility of a proposed project for the developer and the public agency.

Topics include:

  • Fiscal impact analysis: how it's done and why it's so important
  • How local governments get their revenues
  • Public financing: why it's needed and what alternatives are available
  • Integrating fiscal and financial analysis into the planning process
  • The developer’s perspective: How planning decisions affect the bottom line
  • Striking a balance between the goals and objectives of public and private-sector participants

Approximately 20 hours of study and full attendance to all course meetings are required. A course assignment will be mailed four weeks before the course begins, which you are required to complete before the first day of class.

This course is not currently scheduled.
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Earn a Certificate

This course is part of these certificate programs:

Land Use and Environmental Planning