When: Saturday, June 23rd (10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Where: Norman Mayer Branch Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans,
Why: Provide residents with knowledge of land use planning, urban design issues, and information on how to participate in the planning process. The following topics will be covered:
• How to read a land use map, understand the basics of land use categories, the difference between density and intensity, and how changes in land use can impact a community
• How urban design elements contribute to neighborhood character and functionality, and what to look for when reading design documents such as renderings
• Residents’ role in the planning process and how to participate effectively
• How to develop proactive urban design and land use strategies for a community,
including setting an agenda and effectively distributing information.
Copies of the Guides will be available at the event. Due to limited quantities, if you have already received a copy, please bring it with you.
Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org call225-772-1510 or 504-309-0468 by Thursday, June 21st if you plan on attending.
The guides are also available for free download here.