A profession associated with the creation of plans for the future urban/suburban development of a place.

Planners' tools include zoning and General Plans (AKA Comprehensive Plans).

A planner is typically employed as a consultant or as the employee of a municipality where principal tasks include zoning administration and the associated process of issuing development permits and and making plat approvals as well as advising the civic administration about economic development and regulatory options relating to development.

Plan"ner (?), n.

One who plans; a projector.


© Webster 1913.

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