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The Codes Study Is Updated

618 form-based codes made it on the latest Codes Study. The authors are requesting your additions to the update.
March 30, 2016, 6am PDT | Hazel Borys
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"The Codes Study is a collaborative effort led by Hazel BorysEmily Talen, and Matthew Lambert, and contributed to by many public and private planners, tracking the prevalence of form-based codes worldwide. As of March 2016, we’ve tracked 618 codes that meet criteria established by the Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI), as well as an additional 16 form-based guidelines. 362 of these are adopted, with others in progress. Even though form-based codes are 35 years old, 87% have been adopted since 2003."

"Big city adopters include Miami, Nashville, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Denver, Albuquerque, El Paso, Memphis, Baltimore, Tulsa, Portland, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Calgary, Abu Dhabi, Dammam. And because the unit of urban design is the neighborhood, form-based codes have also been applied to as small as 100-person populations and 35 acres."

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Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in PlaceShakers
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