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FORM-BASED ZONING: AN ALTERNATIVE TO CONVENTIONAL CODES

December 03, 2016 | (1:00 - 2:30 pm)
USA (United States of America)
Responding to the shortcomings of conventional zoning tools in shaping development outcomes, communities are increasing turning to form-based codes. Form-based codes offer a predictable and streamlined path to entitling walkable, mixed-use communities and encouraging reinvestment in urban areas. Because they are different than conventional, Euclidean zoning, form-based codes pose a variety of implementation challenges.