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Form-Based Codes: A Solutions For Cluttered Roadways?

Traditional zoning and parking requirements have contributed to the cluttering of the nation's commercial roadways. Neal Peirce comments on an alternative called "form-based codes."
June 25, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Arlington’s form-based codes suggest a promising new approach -- up-front citizen consultation, less regulation, quicker approvals, flexible building forms, and a way to revive old roadways and develop the new worker housing that’s desperately needed in many communities. We’ve long needed a better formula for our older commercial roads. Maybe this is it."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 in State Farm
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