10 Things You Should Know About Development Project Opponents

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Planners Web, a key site fPlanners Webor citizen planners and zoning boards, has published the third in a series of Saint Consulting articles – 10 Things You Should Know About Project Opponents.

The article, written by Patrick Fox, Saint Consulting’s president, follows earlier articles on Ten Things You Should Know About How the Public Feels About Development, and Ten Things You Should Know About Project Applicants.

The series has also generated comments from the national planning community on the Planners Web LinkedIn page.

In his latest post, Patrick points out that opponents defy demographics and want to be part of the planning process early. Opponents in the hearing room often do not accurately represent their community, nor are they always what they appear to be. They are not always rational, and the “mutual gains” approach won’t satisfy everyone.

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For pdf versions of each article click here:

Ten Things You Should Know About How the Public Feels About Development

Ten Things You Should Know About Project Applicants

Ten Things You Should Know About Project Opponents