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Leander TOD Code

Leander Station

Leander’s code shows the initiative of a municipality preparing for the development expected to result from planned transportation improvements. The city’s current population of 17,000 is anticipated to exceed 200,000, as Leander is linked to Austin by tollway and regional commuter rail. This mandatory code is an effective customization of the SmartCode template, addressing complicated issues of Texas planning law, as well as architectural standards intended to characterize the growing community. The 2007 Driehaus Award jury found the code language precise and admired the graphic design of the document, making it easy to use.


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Year: 2007