Gary Taylor

Gary Taylor JD; PhD

Professor, Community and Regional Planning
Extension Specialist, Community and Regional Planning
Faculty Success Advisor

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Campus Office: 286 Design

Mailing Address
Community and Regional Planning Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
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BS, Marketing, Northwest Missouri State University

JD, University of Nebraska College of Law

MCRP, Iowa State University

AICP-certified since --2006


Research Interests

Land-use law; state and local regulation of the development process; hazard mitigation planning and floodplain regulation; intergovernmental cooperation and contracting; the mediation of land-use disputes.

Current Projects

Currently updating the Iowa Land Use Planning Notebook (authored in 2007).

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