Planning & Community Development

Champaign County Land Evaluation and Site Assessment System (LESA) Update

County Board Action

On November 27, 2012, the Champaign County Board unanimously voted to approve Ordinance No. 913 - Adopting a Revised LESA System and approve Ordinance No. 914 - Amending Zoning Ordinance (to include the updated definition of Best Prime Farmland).

Updated Champaign County LESA System dated November 27, 2012

Update Committee Meeting Information

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Wednesday, December 14, 2011


Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Wednesday, November 2, 2011


Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Wednesday, September 07, 2011


Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - Cancelled


Wednesday, August 10, 2011


Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Background: Champaign County LESA Update

References

Land Evaluation and Site Assessment: A Guidebook for Rating Agricultural Lands, 2nd Edition, Prepared for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service by James R. Pease and Robert E. Coughlin. Soil and Water Conservation Society, 1996. - Added 6/16/2011

Updated Illinois LESA System - Added 6/16/2011

Examples: Other Illinois County Updated LESA Systems

Examples: Updated LESA Systems of WI Counties or Towns

Related Research

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point GIS Center: GIS Applications for Farmland Preservation and Policy Making.
Website: www.uwsp.edu/GIS

Pennsylvania State University Land Analysis Lab: Land Evaluation and Site Assessment (LESA)
Website: http://lal.cas.psu.edu/software/LESA/lesa/index.html

Update Committee Meeting Schedule *

Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 6:30 p.m. - Jennifer Putman Conference Room

Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

* Unless indicated otherwise, all meetings will be held in the John Dimit Conference Room located in POD 100 of the Brookens Administrative Center at 1776 E. Washington Street in Urbana, IL Conference Room Location Map



Please contact Susan Monte, LESA Update Committee Facilitator, with any comments or questions.