Books and Publications

MAP Publications

To order any of the publications listed, please complete an order form and fax it to MAP at (734) 913-2061.  All publications, unless otherwise indicated, are subject to shipping fees.  

 

Zoning Board of Appeals Toolkit

Provides information in a tabbed, easy to use format.  It equips new ZBA members with the knowledge and skills to execute their duties.  

 

 

Member: $25

($20 if ordering five or more)

Non-member: $35

     

Planning Commissioner's Toolkit

Provides information in a tabbed, easy to use format.  It equips new Planning Commissioners with the master plan, zoning ordinance, preparation for a meeting, understanding development proposals, and much more.

 

 

Member: $25

($20 if ordering five or more)

Non-member: $35

     

Planning and Zoning Essentials

The companion manual to our most requested training.  Provides an overview on Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals duties AND how to make effective decisions. 

 

 

Member: $25

Non-member: $30

     

Site Plan Review

The companion manual to our Site Plan Review workshop.  Provides  explanations on the process and what to look for when conducting a site plan review. 

 

 

Member: $20

Non-member: $30

     

Master Planning Process

The companion manual to our Master Plan workshop.  Reference tool regarding the process, best practices and applicable state statutes.

 

 

Member: $20

Non-member: $30

     

Managing Risk:  Making Sound Planning & Zoning Decisions

Reference tool regarding roles and responsibilities, preparation of bylaws and minutes, and applicable statutes.

 

 

Member: $10

Non-member: $15

     
 

Capital Improvements Programs

Provides an overview of a Capital Improvement Program, a checklist for developing and updating a Capital Improvement Program, as well as a template, on how to develop lists, plans, and estimates of time and cost of public structures and projects.  

 

 

Member: $20

Non-member: $30

     

Community Engagement

The companion manual to our Community Engagement workshop.  It includes strategies and tools along with worksheets to use for your own engagement strategies. 

 

 

Member: $25

Non-member: $35

     

 Zoning Board of Appeals

The companion manual to our Zoning Board of Appeals workshop.  It provides information on responsibilities, best meeting practices and case studies. 

 

 

Member: $25

Non-member: $35

     

 Advanced Zoning Board of Appeals - Beyond the Basics!

A reference tool includes case studies, state statutes and applicable case law. 

 

 

Member: $10

Non-member: $15

     

Zoning Administration

The companion book to our Zoning Administration workshop. Provides information in a tabbed, easy to use format.  Topics include planning, zoning, enforcement, meeting practices, state statutes and model forms, reports and agendas. 

 

 

Member: $40

Non-member: $45

     

 Planning Commission

12 pages of essential information for newly appointed and elected officials

 

 

Member: $10

Non-member: $12

 

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