Publications and Awards

Sedona, Arizona 2019 APA-AZ Best Regulation/Ordinance Chapter Award

January 17, 2020

We are excited to announce that Sedona, Arizona’s Land Development Code (led by Clarion Associates) has received the APA-AZ 2019 Chapter award for the Best Regulation/Ordinance category! This is a project that we are very proud of, and a place we really enjoyed working in. Clarion Director Matt Goebel accepted the APA award alongside Sedona

The Planner’s Use of Information – Third Edition

January 10, 2020

Clarion Directors Don Elliott and Darcie White were thrilled to be contributing authors on the third edition of The Planner’s Use of Information, released in September. Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar, PhD, this update infuses the perspectives of leading experts on essential skills for today’s emerging planners. Chapters include: Field Methods (Hemalata C. Dandekar), Survey

Denton, TX 2019 APA-TX Best Practice Award – Silver

October 2, 2019
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The City of Denton has been recognized with an APA Texas chapter award for ‘Best Practice’ for the Denton Development Code 2030 project.  The Best Practice Awards projects which demonstrate innovative planning tools and processes which help create communities of lasting value. Congratulations to the Denton community and all involved on this project! See the

Contemporary Drivers of Local Development – Book Release

September 10, 2019
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Don Elliott was invited to Corvinus University in Budapest for the launch of ‘Contemporary Drivers of Local Development’, for which he wrote the chapters on land planning, zoning, and environmental controls. The book was based on an EU-funded Master’s Degree course on local sustainable development. Click here for more information on the book, or to