Planning Editorial: Zoning -- Let's Start Over

Society has outgrown planning's land use designations. We need to radically "dezone" our communities.
June 24, 2000, 8am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Writing in Planning Magazine, Mark Hinshaw, FAICP, director of urban design at LMN Architects in Seattle, argues that zoning regulations have become too complex. His solution: start over. He uses examples from Bainbridge Island, Seattleand Tacoma, Washington. "We still need regulations. But we need regulations that are more direct, more explicit, more qualitative in their intent, and much more concise."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Saturday, June 24, 2000 in Planning Magazine
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