Public Participation Municipal Implementation Tool
Public participation and civic
engagement have become an increasingly important part of the planning process.
Successfully engaging the public in planning and decision-making can create a
beneficial environment that builds consensus, reaches a collective community
goal, and even lessens friction among opposing factions. In order to implement
any plan, there needs to be cooperative and coordinated action among the
public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Through a constructive dialogue,
decision-makers, planners, and the public can shape a vision for a community, a
county, or a region.
IOPD Technical Secretariat