This page is still under construction.
American Planning Association Smart Growth Site
This web site presents a report card on the status of state planning enabling statutes and statutory reform efforts in the United States. Planning statutes from all 50 states is analyzed to determine how well they address contemporary planning issues. It also describes recent legislative efforts at modernizing planning statutes.
Center for Rural Affairs
The Center for Rural Affairs is a not-for-profit organization that works to build communities that stand for social justice, economic opportunity, and environmental stewardship. The Center engages in research, education, advocacy, and service to further this vision of rural America.
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
The US Department of Energy's web site provides information and services on how communities can adopt sustainable development as a strategy for well-being.
Cornell University's Land Use Law Site
A source of legal information from Cornell University's Legal Information Institute.
Planning & Architecture Internet Resource Center From SUNY/Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning comes one of the most comprehensive internet sites for information relating to the built environment.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, chartered by Congress in 1949, is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting historic buildings and the neighborhoods and landscapes they anchor.
New York Department of State's Local Government Site
The Division of Local Government provides training and technical assistance to local governments and community organizations throughout the state and helps local officials solve problems involving basic powers and duties, public works, municipal organization, planning, land use and regulatory controls, and community development. One of the goals of the Division is to serve as a "one-stop-shop" for New York's local governments.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Regulatory, natural resources, outdoors, education and other environmental information from the State's natural resource agency.
New York State Government Information Locator
The NY State Locator provides a single point of access to information services provided by New York State Government agencies, the State Legislature and the Judiciary.
Pace University School of Law
The Land Use Law Center at Pace University has played an active role in training Hudson Valley community leaders through its Land Use and Community Alliance Service (L.U.C.A.S.). The Center is also a comprehensive source of information on land use law in New York State.
Planner's Resource Center
The Planning Commissioner's Journal has articles available on-line and is a source of information on planning topics of interest to practitioners and professionals.
Rocky Mountain Institute
Rocky Mountain Institute is an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit organization that fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to create a more secure, prosperous, and life-sustaining world.
Sustainable Communities Network
Links citizens to resources and to one another to create healthy, vital, sustainable communities. The Sustainable Communities Network includes links to the Smart Growth Network.
United States Census Bureau
This is the home page of the Census Bureau and is a starting point for access to population and housing data from the US government. It provides a world and US population clock.