Campbell Planning & Architecture, P.L.C. 
N o r t h v i l l e ,   M i c h i g a n



Acknowledging the fundamental legal principle that the right to property must be weighed, in any case, against some interest in the public welfare, Campbell Planning & Architecture (CPA) resolves to assist in establishing planning visions for communities (or portions thereof), and subsequently tailoring all associated plans and planning regulations in a manner intended to implement those visions.  Such a master planning  process should usually begin with a multi-day public Charrette involving all stakeholders and, if addressing the entire landscape of any particular community, undertake primarily the task of identifying development areas and preserves (provided that community input does not dictate otherwise).  A Concept Plan (or plans) must arise out of this inclusive process and the updated or amended Comprehensive Plan that results should continue to demonstrate internal consistency.

Form-Based Codes
Once a vision has been established and a Concept Plan and/or Comprehensive Plan (Master Plan) have been formulated accordingly, then a Regulating Plan (or plans) can be created as a first step in the process of drafting a Form-Based Code (zoning ordinance) to either replace or supplement the existing zoning ordinance and/or subdivision control regulations.  CPA principal Michael Campbell co-authored the form based code manual "Form-Based Codes in 7 Steps - The Michigan Guidebook to Livability" issued by CNU-Michigan in 2010.

Architectural Regulations
For those communities that are additionally interested in ensuring the viability of retail and the protection of adjacent land values, CPA is qualified and prepared to draft a set of architectural regulations intended to promote these goals.  CPA Principal Michael Campbell has been a registered architect in the state of Michigan and a member of the American Institute of Architects for over 10 years.  He has also managed and participated in the development of three unique architectural development codes.

Architectural Design and Construction Drawings
CPA's principal Micheal Campbell has been a practicing architect for over 20 years and CPA is available to undertake design, drafting, and construction administration for new buildings, particularly those in existing downtowns and other urban settings.

CPA's principal Michael Campbell was employed for over five years at The University of Michigan Facilities Planning & Design in Ann Arbor, helping with various rehabilitation efforts on many historic campus buildings, and was also on staff at Quinn/Evans Architects in Ann Arbor for a full three years in a similar capacity, additionally including Cathedral St. Andrew and The Wealthy Theater in Grand Rapids, among other projects.  Michael has an intimate familiarity with the Secretary of Interior Standards for Historic Preservation and with the associated Preservation Briefs.

Urban design
CPA also has extensive experience creating site plans and retail center plans on behalf of developers, within the parameters of municipal codes and special development districts, and seeing those plans through the approval process.

Landscape Architecture
Part of CPA's mission is to promote sustainable landscapes and so, as needed, CPA will team with a registered landscape architect that shares the same values.  Also, CPA vows to adhere to the organizational principles set forth at, following the urban to rural transect.

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