Planning and COVID-19- Tools and Resources for Planners and Officials

Winter and COVID Resources

MAP and MEDC Winter Cities Initiative

MEDC Press Release in Winter Strategies

MEDC's Winter Strategies for Downtowns and Businesses

Reopening Main Street Winter Strategies

Reopening Safely Video from Michigan Main Street

Winter is Coming Article from Planetizen

Michigan Municipal League's The Review, January/February 2010 issue

How to Socialize in the Cold Without Being MIserable by CityLabs

How a Popular Michigan Downtown Plans to Heat the Streets from MLive

WXYZ Detroit story on how Royal Oak is adapting its zoning requirements for outdoor use

Changing Winter Attitudes by Giffels Webster

Winter Placemaking Guide by AARP and 880 Cities

General Resources for Planning During a Pandemic 

The Local Leaders' Toolkit:  A Strong Towns Response to the Pandemic

COVID-19 - Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources

Social Equity Considerations: An Imperative in a Time of Pandemic

Governing:  COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Public Sector Resources

American Planning Association Resources 

Why Planning is Still Important:  10 Things Planners Can Do Now

Resources from April 21 Lunch | Learn | Link - Community Engagement


Questions and Answers from Chat 

City of Dexter Zoom Public Meeting Guide

City of Northville Public Meeting Guide 

MML's Virtual Meetings and Avoiding Zoombombing

Practices for Engagement in the Time of COVID


Resources from April 28  Lunch | Learn | Link - Online Permit and Development Reviews


Questions and Answers from Chat

Hartland Township review flowcharts

Resources from the May 5 Lunch | Learn | Link - Master Plans and Zoning Ordinances


Resources from April 23 Webinar -- Virtual Community Engagement 

Resources from April 30 Webinar -- Economic Response and Recovery

Resources from the May 7 Webinar -- Hazard Mitigation Planning


Resources from the May 14 Webinar -- Scenario Planning