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City of Richmond: Health in All Policies Toolkit, Updated 2013
This toolkit is a resource for community members, city staff, partners and other professionals interested in learning more about the development of HiAP. The report is a recap of the influence and progress of Richmond’s HiAP ordinance and strategy, including plans to grow over the next decade.

Source: City of Richmond, CA

Healthy Community Design Toolkit: General Plan Updates 2012
This toolkit provides guidance on the inclusion of health-supporting policy in plans and strategies for institutionalizing interdisciplinary partnerships. It is based on a process of engagement – from building relationships and assessing existing conditions to creating and ultimately implementing policy language.

Source: American Planning Association, Arizona Chapter; Arizona Department of Public Health

How to Create and Implement Healthy General Plans: A Toolkit for Building Healthy, Vibrant Communities
This toolkit provides information that can be used to incorporate health considerations into planning and development. It provides the means to include health-supporting policy, strategies for institutionalizing interdisciplinary partnerships, and ensuring that implementation strategies are embedded in policies.

Source: ChangeLab Solutions

South Carolina Health and Planning Toolkit: A Healthy Eating and Active Living Policy Guide
This toolkit provides metrics designed to assist the review of comprehensive plans and suggests ways to implement updated plans. While the focus is on comprehensive plans, the toolkit can be used more broadly to help develop public policy related to planning and public health for a wide range of projects. Its overall goal is to provide a policy resource to understand, evaluate and impact local planning policy.

Source: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina

Toolkit for a Healthy Delaware
This toolkit provides resources to help communities increase bike/ped accessibility, incorporate complete streets principles, promote parks and open spaces, utilize compact and mixed-use development and ensure convenient access to healthy food.

Source: University of Delaware, Institute for Public Administration

Denotes Pennsylvania resource

Last update: April 16, 2018