Peter Pollock, FAICP
Peter Pollock, FAICP, is the Ronald Smith Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Mr. Pollock works for the Planning and Urban Form Department of Lincoln Institute, managing joint venture projects with the Sonoran Institute and the Public Policy Research Institute of the University of Montana. In addition, he works in the area of land use policy in the American west. Mr. Pollock was director of the City of Boulder, Colorado, Planning Department from 1999 to 2006. He worked for almost twenty five years for the City of Boulder as both a current and long-range planner. He was most directly involved in growth management issues, including urban growth boundaries, development impact fees, Boulder’s residential and nonresidential allocation systems, and a comprehensive rezoning of the City. During the 1997/98 academic year, Mr. Pollock was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a visiting fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Mr. Pollock was manager of Boulder’s 1993 Integrated Planning Project, a community visioning exercise, which received a National Planning Award from the American Planning Association and an Award for Smart Growth and Development from Governor Romer of Colorado. Mr. Pollock began his career as the staff urban planner for the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado where he specialized in solar access protection, energy-conserving land use planning, and outreach to local communities. He received his Masters in Landscape Architecture at UC Berkeley in 1978 and a Bachelors in Environmental Planning at UC Santa Cruz in 1976.