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Land Development
CityWorks Links, Land Development

City Commissions | Zoning | Planning | Revenue and Taxes

City Commissions

Culver City, Calif.: Commissions Listing and brief explanations of the city’s commissions.

Columbus, Indiana, Commissions

City of Lynn Haven, Florida: Advisory Boards

Zoning

Wikipedia: Zoning An encyclopedia article.
New York Zoning: General Information From the New York City.

Open Directory Project: Permit and Zoning

Planning

Urban Planning An overview. From Wikipedia.

Great Streets! A site concerned with the design of streets.

Planners Web: City and Regional Planning Resources From the Planning Commissioners Journal.

Creating Quality Places Case studies, tools, and an ideas forum for urban planners. Focused on the Kansas City area.

Planetizen A public-interest information exchange provided for the urban planners, designers, and developers.

The New Suburb? Comparison of new urban and suburban developments. With links. From National Geographic.

Land Use Law An overview from the Legal Information Institute.

The Mayors’ Institute of Urban Design A program to improve the design and livability of America’s cities.

Open Directory Project: Planning Agencies

Google Directory: Urban and Regional Planning

Revenue and Taxes

Revenue Sources, Local An overview of revenue sources of local government in Georgia. From the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

State and Local Government Finances Data from the Census Bureau.

Understanding Indiana Local Government Revenues

Financing City Government From the city of Santa Cruz, California

State and Local Tax State links, sales and use tax, news, state tax guides, and more. From TaxSites.com.

State Tax Rates Shows state by state rates of income taxes, sales taxes, excise taxes, and historical rate data. From Federation of Tax Administrators.

Online Sources of Information on Property Taxation by State Links to each state’s explanation of its property tax. From Institute of Government Affairs, UC Davis.


Updated January 19, 2006

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