Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Bradenton Land Use and Development Regulations


The City of Bradenton Form-Based Code Land Use and Development Regulations offers an important model for the way it deals with infill development of an existing 1,830-acre community. It is a comprehensive SmartCode that has incorporated and calibrated new modules, including modules for sustainability (urban farming, wind power, solar power, and composting), public art, stormwater management, and lighting. Affordable housing is addressed within the code as well. Even with the addition of these multiple components the code succeeds in being easily comprehended and implementable.

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Year: 2012