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Zoning Talking Points

Description:

Local zoning departments impact the health of a community in a myriad of ways. This tool developed by Change Lab Solutions, "Zoning: Talking Points", provides specific key messages for public health advocates to use when working with local decision makers on zoning ordinances to improve health outcomes. It covers a range of health problems from obesity to asthma. For those working to develop or implement health in all policies, it is important to have zoning decision makers at the table because of the profound impact that zoning can have on health. This tool helps to initiate cross-sectoral relationships with zoning authorities. 

Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Health Policy, Land Use, Obesity, Zoning

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Planning for Health Places

Submitted:

11/27/2012

Modified:

The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.

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3.5 Stars of 5 - Useful
land use
By Anonymous

Basic talking points on zoning.