Chattanooga Approves New Form-Based Code for Downtown

Chattanooga is the latest city to apply the form-based code methodology to a specific area of the city, including downtown and adjacent neighborhoods.
June 30, 2016, 2pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The Chattanooga City Council voted unanimously tonight to give its second, and final, approval of new downtown zoning rules," reports Paul Leach.

"The new zoning regulations, referred to as form-based codes, apply to Chattanooga's downtown and adjoining urban areas to the north, south and east," adds Leach. The vote culminates an 18-month process of outreach and planning.

The article provides a synopsis of the council discussion regarding the final, approved zoning code. Any controversy from the proceeding (the zoning code was approved with a unanimous vote), centered around parking requirements. 

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Published on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Times Free Press
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