This issue of Carolina Planning presents an economic development theme within the context of other community development concerns. An analysis of mobile home zoning policies, solar access rights and the displacement effects of historic preservation are integrated with articles on employment development, strategic planning and arts planning.
Editors: Ted Olin Harrison, Stacey Ponticello, Laura Bachle, and Nancy E. Garner
A digital version of this issue is available here.
|SUNSHINE LAWS: LEGAL RIGHTS TO SOLAR ACCESS
Task Force on Solar Law
Major findings of the 1982 North Carolina Task Force on Solar Law are presented. Legal approaches are described, as well as recommendations regarding solar access and land use.
|STRATEGIC PLAYS: A MODEL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL PLANNING
This article provides an overview of the strategic planning process as it may be used by local economic development directors.
|A DANCE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: THE ARTS STRATEGY
A major arts complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is presented as an effective model of economic development planning and public-private partnership.
|FROM TEXTILES TO TRANSISTORS: EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR A NEW ECONOMY
This article highlights sample responses to Southern Growth Policy Board requests for information from Southeastern states regarding policy-program linkages in state government.
|LEAVING THE PARK: A PERMANENT PLACE FOR MOBILE HOMES
Mobile homes are described as important alternative to conventional housing. The article raises current restrictions on mobile home siting and urges a revision of discriminatory zoning regulations on the basis of design improvements and relative economic value.
|LANDMARKS FOR THE POOR: MITIGATING DISPLACEMENT FROM HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The author proposes a variety of legal and financial means of mitigating the adverse impacts of historic preservation in order to better balance their benefits and costs.