SmartCode: A Replacement For Zoning

"Cadre of experts" mounts an attack on zoning regulations that drive sprawl.
February 24, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Architects, planning consultants and city officials meeting in San Diego this week said a century's accumulation of zoning laws meant originally to separate factories and meatpacking plants from homes have made many of the nation's favorite postcard cities impossible to build today. Across two days, 150 delegates from 21 states and as far as Guatemala City, Guatemala, considered an overthrow of conventional zoning that in most growth areas requires rigid separation of stores, offices and homes – and even $300,000 homes, they said, from $200,000 homes."

Thanks to Laurence Aurbach

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Published on Sunday, February 22, 2004 in The San Diego Union-Tribune
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