The ethical planning practitioner

Title: The ethical planning practitioner
Author: Jerry Weitz
Publication Date: 2015
Dewey Decimal Number: 307.1216
Call Record: 307.1216  Weitz  2015

The ethical planning practitioner

Author: Jerry Weitz
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : American Planning Association, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Database: WorldCat

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Weitz

ISBN: 9781611900811 1611900816
OCLC Number: 828416996
Description: ix, 145 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION The AICP Code and APA Ethical Principles in Planning Principles to Which We Aspire Rules of Conduct The Ethical Conduct of Planners Guidance for Ethical Decision Making Scenarios: Introduction and Guidance Number of Scenarios per Training Session Selecting Scenarios For Individual Planners For Ethics Session Organizers SCENARIOS S 1. Disagreement With Supervisor’s Recommendation S 2. Conflict With Supervisor S 3. Proposed Change to First Redraft of Official Zoning Map S 4. Protection of Environmentally Sensitive Land from Development S 5. Community Development Block Grant Program Project Work Scope S 6. Politically Influenced Population Projections 1 S 7. Minority Planner Acts as Advocate for Minority Neighborhood S 8. Planners Oppose Their Own Department Director at Public Hearing S 9. Recommendation for Housing Trust Fund Disapproved by Board S10. County Jail Proposal in City Center Neighborhood S11. University Professor Subcontracts for Work Involving State or University Funds S12. Junior Planner Assists Development Applicant S13. Potential Conflict With Public and Nonprofit Roles S14. Investment Opportunity in Jurisdiction of Work S15. Planning Consultant Considers Planning Commission Appointment S16. Public and Private Client Conflict S17. Public Planner Connects With Development Community on LinkedIn S18. Consistency in Zoning Administration S19. Planning Consultant Buys Lunch for Public-Sector Clients S20. Administrative Discretion: Recommending a Grant Recipient S21. Politically Influenced Population Projections 2 S22. Consulting With Municipality Immediately After Quitting S23. Contractual Requirements of State for Land-Use Planning Grant S24. Recommendations Regarding Nearly Identical Rezoning Requests S25. Accessory Apartments Recommended as Affordable Housing S26. Disadvantaged Group Input S27. Affordable Housing Neighborhood S28. Urging a Modification of Exclusionary Zoning S29. Preparing Estimates of Transit Ridership and Revenue S30. Planner Chooses Between Planning Firm and Minority Student Intern S31. Authority Director Evaluates Proposals S32. Director Admonishes Planner for Excessive Volunteer Work S33. Use of Technology in Citizen Participation S34. Regional Agency Engaged in Multiple Planning Functions for County S35. Planner Posts Statement on Social Media S36. Disclosure of Potential Environmental Impacts S37. Information Shared With Neighborhood Group S38. Planning Director Excludes Junior Planners’ Observations S39. Reporter Requests All Information on Pending Development Project S40. Utility Company Maintenance Facility S41. Service on Consultant Proposal Review Committee S42. Planner Asked to Recommend Professionals S43. Use of One Firm’s Product by Another Firm S44. Planner Prevented from Speaking Publicly in Opposition to Transportation Plan S45. Private Correspondence on Local Government Email System S46. City Manager Urges Change of Planning Staff Recommendation S47. Preparing Grant Applications for Free in Anticipation of Project Award for Fee S48. Executive Director of Council of Government Has History of Suspect Practices S49. Regional Planner Seeks Elected Position S50. Part-Time Consultant and Full-Time City Planner Job S51. Planning Director Opposes and Testifies in Court Against Rezoning Decision S52. Property to Be Rezoned Touches Property Owned by Family Member S53. Information Leaked Regarding Plans for Parking Deck Downtown S54. Structure With Historical Value About to Be Demolished S55. Council Member Shares Opinion Privately About Upcoming Rezoning S56. Preapplication Meeting With Developer S57. Archaeological Site Discovered in Environmental Impact Review S58. Consultant Without Prior Experience Pursues Work on a Fiscal Impact Study S59. Invoicing for Work Not Yet Performed S60. Unrealistic Work Deadline in Request for Proposal S61. Planner Writes Letter to the Editor S62. City Attorney Conflict S63. Use of Primary Employer’s Equipment for Consulting Assignment S64. Developer and Public-Sector Planner Have Lunch Together S65. Valuables Found on Pending Development Site S66. Publication of Client’s Report S67. Public Funds Used to Clean Clothing S68. Proposal to Travel for Training S69. Public Planners Offered Free, Hard-to-Get Tickets S70. Consultant Invites Potential Clients to Dinner S71. Real Estate Investment Along Proposed New Highway S72. Influencing Land-Use Plan Designation for Real Property You Own S73. Inspector/Planner Promotes His Own Inspection Company S74. Planner Evaluates Prior Employee for Employment Elsewhere S75. Planning Director Disciplines Junior Planner S76. Planner Responds to AICP Ethics Charge of Misconduct INTERPRETATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS Suggested Interpretations of the Code Accept an assignment Adequate information Authority to make a binding, final determination Decision makers Employment Other professionals Planning issues Planning process Solicit prospective clients or employment Conclusions The Ethical Planning Practitioner APPENDICES Appendix A: AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Appendix B: State Ethics Laws Applicable to Local Government Employees REFERENCES SCENARIO INDEXES INDEX
Responsibility: by Jerry Weitz.

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