What it means when planners use their words.
So, there's a Hybrid Land Development Code (CodeNEXT provides a relevant example): "a combination of transect (form-based) and non-transect (use-based) zones. Together they provide different degrees and methods of control. In addition, much of the city is slated to remain under the existing use-based code."
There's also upzoning, which "[i]ncreases the amount of building(s) that can be built in a given area. CodeNEXT planners have often been asked if the new plan will upzone properties along corridors and city centers for additional entitlements. The project's official goal calls for 'right-size' zoning entitlements." Other terms defined by Marloff include form-based codes, ADUs, and PUDs.
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