Participatory Urban Planning
- Face-to-Face, Online, or Both?
- General Type of Method
- Collaborative approaches
- Community development, organizing, and mobilization
- Typical Purpose
- Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
- Make, influence, or challenge decisions of private organizations
- Spectrum of Public Participation
- Open to All or Limited to Some?
- Open to All With Special Effort to Recruit Some Groups
- Number of Participants
- Small groups
- Medium size groups
- Types of Interaction Among Participants
- Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
- Ask & Answer Questions
- Decision Methods
- Idea Generation
- General Agreement/Consensus
- Scope of Implementation
- Level of Polarization This Method Can Handle
- Moderate polarization
- Level of Complexity This Method Can Handle
- Moderate Complexity
Participatory urban planning directly engages neighbourhood residents in the process of land use planning. Residents provide local knowledge and information to compliment the technical know-how of experts and officials.
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Problems and Purpose
Participatory urban planning directly engages neighbourhood residents in the process of land use planning. Residents provide local knowledge and information to compliment the technical know-how of experts and officials. Solutions are collectively developed to meet the needs of the community.
Participatory urban planning transforms neighborhoods and cities through an inclusive process using various methods and tools of participation and publci engagement. ds.
Origins and Development
Participant Recruitment and Selection
How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
Report by the Montreal Urban Ecology Centre (Centre d'écologie urbaine de Montréal) [FRENCH]: http://ecologieurbaine.net/documents/boutique/CEUM_guide_urbanisme_parti...