Media Files

We will be using this space as a library of links to videos and blog posts to help educate folks on planning and zoning issues.

 

Zoning Workshop Videos Creator Format  
Session 1 – Zoning Workshop, 8/28/2021 DCRPC Youtube video
Session 2 – Zoning Workshop, 8/28/2021 DCRPC Youtube video
Session 3 – Zoning Workshop, 8/28/2021 DCRPC Youtube video
Zoning Commission Handout from BJGLaw  Pete Griggs Document (pdf)  
Board of Zoning Appeals Handout from BJGLaw  Pete Griggs Document (pdf)  
Zoning Intro from Prosecutor’s Handbook  DC Prosecutor Document (pdf)  
Main Zoning Section from Prosecutor’s Handbook  DC Prosecutor Document (pdf)  
BZC Forms from Prosecutor’s Handbook  DC Prosecutor Document (pdf)  
BZA Forms from Prosecutor’s Handbook  DC Prosecutor Document (pdf)  
Rezoning Forms from Prosecutor’s Handbook  DC Prosecutor Document (pdf)  

 

Podcasts Creator Format
Our very own Jonathan Miller has a series of podcasts. Although it’s geared toward folks taking the AICP certification test, several entries form a great primer to planning and zoning history in the United States. Take a listen.
(Episodes 1-5 are AICP exam-related and not linked but available in the Episode Guide)
Jonathan Miller, AICP Podcast with links
So It Begins 9/8/2020
Now That We Found Land What Are We Gonna Do With It? 9/15/2020
By Land or By Sea 9/21/2020
Civilization is Crumbling 9/28/2020
You Get a Bunch of Acres! 10/5/2020
We’re Chuggin’ Along 10/12/2020
Every Man’s Experience 10/19/2020
Show Me The Money 10/27/2020
The Mountains Are Calling 11/4/2020
A Company Town, a White City, and a Garden City Walk Into a Bar… 11/12/2020
Vicks Won’t Fix This 2/2/2021
Vital Internal Problems 2/9/2021
Writs of Certiotati 2/17/2021
Chicago’s Got No Little Plans 3/2/2021
Early Zoning’s New Heights 4/1/2021
We’re Going Regional 4/8/2021
Baby Planning’s Book of Firsts 4/15/2021
Growing a Garden City 4/27/2021
Boulevard of Beautiful Dreams 5/6/2021
In the Future, the System Must Be First 6/7/2021
You’re Such an Enabler, Wisconsin 6/29/2021
It’s All Pretty Standard 7/6/2021
The Case for Zoning 7/14/2021

 

General Planning Videos Creator Format
“City Beautiful” and Cheddar are Youtube channels that cover a variety of topics including zoning and planning issues. Here is a sampling, but explore the channels for more!
A Brief History of U. S. City Planning City Beautiful YouTube video
Why do so many U.S. cities have gridded streets? City Beautiful YouTube video
The Reason Our Streets Switched to Cul-De-Sacs City Beautiful YouTube video
Residential Streets are Too Wide – Here’s Why City Beautiful YouTube video
Can you build main streets in the suburbs? City Beautiful YouTube video
What is New Urbanism (Smart Growth)? City Beautiful YouTube video
Parking is devouring American cities Cheddar YouTube video
Why do new apartment buildings look the same? Cheddar YouTube video

Stay tuned for new videos on Zoning Commissions and BZA in Ohio Townships.