Scott is an attorney and community planner who joined the Institute of Government’s
Planning and Environmental Services unit in 2014. He works on issues concerning environmental
and natural resource planning, land use, community planning and economic development,
such as helping coastal communities better prepare for floods while reducing flood
insurance rates, updating and revising city and county land use ordinances and creating
an interactive and user-friendly guide for city and county business permitting processes
and developing a green infrastructure planning guide for coastal communities. He delivers
training courses on subjects such as stormwater management, planning and zoning practices,
community resilience and sustainability and preparing for large-scale solar installations.
Prior to joining the Institute of Government, he worked as a local government attorney
and an environmental consultant.
J.D., M.E.P.D., University of Georgia; C.F.M.