Public Comment is a configuration of the Crowdsource Polling application that can be used by the general public and other interested parties to review land use cases and submit feedback on a given case or project. The application helps government agencies harness feedback from the public, overlay it with detailed data, and make better decisions about infrastructure spending and development in the community.
Public Comment can be used to supplement statutory public notice requirements and lets community members express concerns about proposed developments in lieu of attending a council or commission meetings. Planning organizations can deploy the Public Comment application with proposed land use cases and solicit feedback on these cases before being heard by a planning commission or board of zoning appeals. In addition, Public Works organizations can deploy the Public Comment application with proposed projects and solicit feedback on these projects before approving a capital improvement plan.
To deploy Public Comment with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool requires specific software.
To manually deploy Public Comment in your organization requires specific software.
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Public Comment can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization without downloading the solution. When you deploy Public Comment in your organization, you'll find the following:
|Application||Public Comment||An application used by the general public and other interested parties to review land use cases or capital projects and submit feedback on a given case or project.|
|Map||Public Comment||A map used in the Public Comment application to gather public comment.|
|Feature layer||LandUseCases||A feature layer used to store land use planning petitions under consideration in a community.|
Below are the release dates and notes for Public Comment.