Baltimore Planning Academy

Planning Academy

Baltimore's Planning Academy is a project of Baltimore's Department of Planning. It is a free six-week course focusing on the planning and development process in Baltimore.

The Academy aims to empower community residents to shape the future of their neighborhoods and of Baltimore by building an understanding of local urban planning and design processes.

Below, we will be posting materials presented at each session for the public.

Videos of sessions can also be publicly viewed via our Google Docs folder available here.

Session 1: September 12, 2018: Why Are We Here? Planning in Baltimore City

Overview and Welcome

History of Inequity

Session 2: September 20, 2018: Planning and Your Community

Comprehensive Planning and Neighborhood Planning

Community Catalyst Grant Overview

Session 3:  September 26, 2018: Zoning and Land Use

Zoning Overview

Session 4: October 3, 2018: Investing in the Future: Baltimore’s Budget Today and Looking Ahead

CIP Presentation

BBMR Presentation: Operating Budget Process

Session 5: October 10, 2018: A Deeper Dive into Baltimore Planning: Mini Sessions

Community Land Trusts

Community Assocations Best Practices

Session 6: October 17, 2018: TIF 101, Graduation, and Celebration

TIF Presentation

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