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Zoning for equity: raising all boats

Zoning for equity: raising all boats

Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, TX, which was developed under form-based standards. Image: Randy Hutcheson. Conventional land use regulations [...]

Redevelopment & Infill Master Plan Wanted for Clarksville, IN

Redevelopment & Infill Master Plan Wanted for Clarksville, IN

The Town of Clarksville’s Redevelopment Department is hereby accepting proposals from qualified professionals to create a Master Plan focusing on [...]

Town of New Castle, NY Seeks Form-Based Code for Chappaqua Hamlet

Town of New Castle, NY Seeks Form-Based Code for Chappaqua Hamlet

On June 21, 2017 after a multi-year public outreach process, the Town of New Castle adopted its Comprehensive Plan Update, [...]

Downtown Las Vegas: “The legend reinvented”

Downtown Las Vegas: “The legend reinvented”

After two years of robust education and community engagement, the City of Las Vegas is ready to implement their downtown [...]

Have we zoned great, walkable places out of existence?

Have we zoned great, walkable places out of existence?

Zoning codes are the unseen, yet decisive guiding force that can either help or hinder the creation of great, walkable, [...]

Visioning & Zoning Code Update Wanted for Downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa

Visioning & Zoning Code Update Wanted for Downtown Cedar Falls, Iowa

The City of Cedar Falls (pop. 40,000) is located along the Cedar River in northeast Iowa. It is home to [...]

City of University Place, WA Seeks Consultant to Develop Regional Growth Center Form-Based Code

City of University Place, WA Seeks Consultant to Develop Regional Growth Center Form-Based Code

The City of University Place, WA is seeking a qualified consultant to prepare a form-based code, meant to supersede portions [...]

Better together: zoning (reform) and smart growth

Better together: zoning (reform) and smart growth

Smart Growth America (SGA) continually pursues new angles to broaden its ability to create strong communities. By adding the Form-Based [...]

FBCI announces 2018 winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Form-Based Code Award

FBCI announces 2018 winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Form-Based Code Award

Honoring achievement in the writing and implementation of form-based codes The Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI) at Smart Growth America is [...]

Form-Based Codes at CNU26

Form-Based Codes at CNU26

If you are going to CNU26 in Savannah, GA later this month, you will have several opportunities to hear some [...]

City of Covington Seeks Neighborhood Development Code

City of Covington Seeks Neighborhood Development Code

The City of Covington is seeking qualified firms to create a development code which integrates form or character-based zoning and [...]

City of Detroit Seeks Zoning Ordinance Update

City of Detroit Seeks Zoning Ordinance Update

The City of Detroit, Michigan, City Planning Commission seeks the services of a qualified professional planning consultant to prepare a [...]

Town of Clarksville, IN Seeks Consultant to Develop Mixed-Use Zone Form-Based Code

Town of Clarksville, IN Seeks Consultant to Develop Mixed-Use Zone Form-Based Code

The Town of Clarksville, IN is seeking a qualified consultant to update a division within the Town’s zoning ordinance, converting [...]

Experts Discuss Zoning Reform to Create Vibrant, Walkable, Mixed-Use Communities

Experts Discuss Zoning Reform to Create Vibrant, Walkable, Mixed-Use Communities

How do you create an attractive, accessible, diverse community—a neighborhood that is recognized and celebrated as a great place to [...]

FBCI Holds Symposium to Explore “Urban Form as a Framework for Healthy Communities ”

FBCI Holds Symposium to Explore “Urban Form as a Framework for Healthy Communities ”

“I have two doctors: my left foot and my right foot.” — G. M. Trevelyan Medical breakthroughs such as new [...]

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