MRSC Planning Advisor

Bob Bengford, AICP, MAKERS, takes a look at how planned unit development (PUD) ordinances are working in several Northwest communities, the major issues and challenges, and whether PUD ordinances are even necessary.
Nov 23, 2012   MRSC Planning Advisor
Bob Bengford, AICP, MAKERS, examines the goals and benefits, notable challenges, and lessons learned in providing on-site open space for multifamily developments, including a comparison of how a few Washington cities regulate this type of open space.
Feb 22, 2012   MRSC Planning Advisor
Bob Bengford discusses the feasibility of updating land use/design codes using a form-based approach for planners in the Northwest.
Jan 27, 2010   MRSC Planning Advisor