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May, 2019

Town of Leesburg, VA issues Request for Information

Town of Leesburg, VA issues Request for Information

The Town of Leesburg is issuing this Request for Information to gather information and industry feedback from potential, qualified vendors of professional consultant services in regards to a re-write of the Town’s Crescent Design District zoning provisions. The Town of Leesburg is located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is 12.5 square miles with a […]

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CNU’s Project for Code Reform: when a new form-based code isn’t in the cards

CNU’s Project for Code Reform: when a new form-based code isn’t in the cards

In September 2018, the Congress for New Urbanism published “The Users Guide to Code Reform” – the product of a two-year effort working with Michigan communities to develop tools that municipalities can use to reform their zoning codes to enable better quality develop. Susan Henderson and Matt Lambert – two of the coding and design […]

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What makes a good form-based code?

What makes a good form-based code?

Rendering of development under the University Neighborhood Specific Plan in Palm Desert, CA, winner of the 2017 Driehaus Award. (Image: Sargent Town Planning) It’s time to pick the nation’s top form-based code. While this type of zoning is catching on, some form-based codes can miss the mark if they deviate from best practices. That’s where […]

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