Zoning And Changing Lifestyles

Planning Commissioners Journal focuses on the impact that changes in our society are having on zoning regulation.
November 30, 2001, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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A central goal of zoning from its inception has been the provision of healthy surroundings for family life. After World War II, Americans made a headlong rush to the suburbs in pursuit of what might be called the "Ozzie and Harriett" way of life. To deliver on this lifestyle, it became common practice for zoning ordinances not just to separate residential from commercial and industrial uses, but to differentiate residential uses by family classification.

Thanks to Wayne Senville, Planning Comm'rs Journal

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Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 in Planning Commissioners Journal
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