Learn To Design Form-Based Zoning Ordinances

Learn To Design Form-Based Zoning Ordinances

Rutgers University - Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy


Businesses and developers want flexibility to adapt their properties to the demands of changing markets. Residents want to protect their community's character through high quality urban design. How do you balance these demands? Form-Based Codes.

Join us to learn from top experts on how to make form-based zoning work in your community. Form-Based Codes 201: The How-to Course for Designing Form-Based Zoning Ordinances will be held at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, on October 31 and November 1. The Bloustein School is an easy train ride from New York City, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty International Airport.

In FORM-BASED CODES 201 you will learn how to develop building, public space, and architectural standards; how to draft form-based code regulating plans; and fundamentals of document design and imaging techniques. Participants will get hands-on experience through exercises and plenty of opportunities to talk with experts about implementing form-based zoning codes. This course is offered by the nationally prominent Form-Based Codes Institute and Bloustein School's Center for Government Services and Professional Development Institute.

You will get insight and advice from top practitioners in form-based codes, including:

Geoffrey Ferrell, CNU; Principal, Ferrell Madden & Associates, LLC
Joseph Kohl, Principal, Dover Kohl & Partners
Bill Spikowski, AICP, CNU; Principal, Spikowski Planning Associates
Steve Price, Urban Advantage
Peter Katz, CNU; Trans/Form; President, Form Based Codes Institute; Author of The New Urbanism: Toward a New Architecture of Community

Course fees are $700 by October 1 and $750 afterwards. (Use promotion code OUT50) Members of partnering organizations and Bloustein alumni pay only $675 by October 1 and $725 afterwards. Participants will get breakfast, lunch and a large manual of resources and reference materials. This is the only program of its kind in the Philadelphia/New Jersey/New York area. Only 65 seats are available. Register online, download an application, or learn more at www.policy.rutgers.edu/cgs/fbc.

Related Link: Form-based Codes 201 training program

For more information contact:

Leonardo Vazquez
Rutgers University - Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue, #245
New Brunswick
NJ 08901
United States

Phone: 732-932-3822, x711
Fax: 732-932-3586
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.policy.rutgers.edu/cgs/fbc

Posted August 31, 2007



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