Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Jayashree Narayana, AICP, CNU-A

Jayashree Narayana Principal
Livable Plans & Codes
North Richland Hills, TX

Jayashree Narayana is Principal of Livable Plans & Codes, a planning and urban design firm focused on developing master plans for walkable mixed-use and implementation through zoning tools, with specific expertise in form-based codes.  With over 18 years of public and private sector experience, Jay has worked on several award-winning initiatives that include the master plans and form-based codes for Downtown Owensboro, North Richland Hills TOD Plan and Code, and Padre Boulevard Redevelopment Plan and Code.  She specializes in redevelopment plans for downtowns, station areas, corridors and neighborhoods; Comprehensive Plans, Area Plans, and Sector Plans; implementing zoning and form-based codes; Master Plans, Urban Design Plans, and Development Plans; and land use and feasibility studies.  Her firm’s work in planning and coding is based on understanding real estate market fundamentals to ensure that plans are implementable.  She is an active member of the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association, and is an instructor and Resource Council member for the Form-Based Codes Institute.