Building Height Limits

The city of Vancouver is considering a plan to increase maximum building height restrictions in certain parts of town by 100 feet and more.
Dec 16, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
Responding to a report by the Washington Post that office rents have now topped those in Manhattan, Matt Yglesias says the district's austere zoning is to blame.
Oct 20, 2010   Think Progress
Back in 1971, Alvin Duskin mounted an all-out campaign to limit buildings in San Francisco to 72 feet. Today, he is one of many Bay Area activists reconsidering density.
Jul 15, 2009   San Francisco Chronicle
South Walton is considering pass a height ordinance to limit the buildings to 50 feet.
Jun 17, 2009   Northwest Florida Daily News
Plans for a new school and mixed use development in Brooklyn have neighbors excited about the project filling a need but also disappointed about the new project's height, which they say will ruin their view.
Jan 22, 2009   The New York Times
In an effort to recreate sprawling Tysons Corner into a dense urban environment, county supervisors have unanimously approved a plan to build higher, denser, more transit oriented and more walkable.
Sep 26, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Local officials in Manasota Key, FL tried to preserve the character of their community by putting height restrictions in place, but a thwarted developer has been awarded $500k for the limitations these restrictions imposed on his property rights.</p>
Jul 23, 2008   Sarasota Herald-Tribune
<p>Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë has proposed abandoning the city's long-held building height restriction of 37 meters, citing the city's need to grow.</p>
Jul 10, 2008   Telegraph