Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America

Kevin Nelson, AICP

Kevin Nelson Office of Sustainable Communities
Washington, DC
FBCI Involvement

Mr. Nelson is a senior policy analyst for the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Sustainable Communities.  The Office focuses on smart growth issues of local, regional and national significance.  To accomplish this, the EPA collaborates with a network of environmental, land use, transportation, open space, design and community-based organizations to highlight best practices and extol the environmental benefits of smart growth development.  Mr. Nelson focuses removing barriers to smart growth implementation. This is primarily accomplished through managing the office’s technical assistance, including assistance to communities on zoning and development regulations and are looking for solutions and best practices for long-term sustainability.