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Zoning Code Update

September 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
The first deliverable in the process of updating the city of Detroit's zoning ordinance is publically available.
Curbed Detroit
June 3, 2019, 7am PDT
The city of Des Moines is hoping to update its zoning code for the first time since 1965.
Des Moines Register
September 5, 2018, 6am PDT
Brookhaven, Georgia is rewriting its citywide zoning code, including density bonuses and mandatory inclusionary zoning in one of the new code's overlays.
Reporter Newspapers
November 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
Most planners have been there before: it's time to implement the goals of a newly approved Master Plan by rewriting the zoning code, and suddenly the public becomes outraged.
Greater Greater Washington
May 11, 2016, 2pm PDT
Washington, D.C. approved a long-awaited new zoning code in January. Greater Greater Washington digs into one of the new code's more substantive changes: more permissive regulations for accessory dwelling units.
Greater Greater Washington
March 10, 2016, 8am PST
The city of Cleveland has begun to build a political consensus around the need to update its 1929 zoning code.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 9, 2016, 2pm PST
Several big stories, all rolled into one, are emerging in Portland. Changes in zoning have paved the way for high-rises that are proposed for the existing location of the city's famous food stalls.
The Oregonian
October 30, 2015, 6am PDT
A ULI-led symposium in Cleveland is looking at how an update of the cit'’s outdated zoning code could revive some neighborhoods in the city.
Cleveland Plain-Dealer
April 17, 2015, 2pm PDT
The liberal, affluent enclave of Santa Monica is infamous for its controversies over growth policy. A proposed Zoning Ordinance Update (ZOU), currently under consideration by the City Council, has struck a nerve.
KPCC
October 14, 2014, 11am PDT
Washington D.C.'s long deliberated and closely watched zoning code update is moving forward, and supporters of progressive land use regulations have reason to be encouraged.
Greater Greater Washington
June 28, 2014, 7am PDT
None of the original team that began working on Washington D.C.'s zoning code update are still working on the project. Much has changed in the six years that have expired.
Greater Greater Washington
June 17, 2014, 6am PDT
Buffalo is nearing the finish line in an efforts to draft a new form-based code.
Congress for the New Urbanism
May 28, 2014, 12pm PDT
With the city of Los Angeles amidst its first comprehensive overhaul of its Zoning Code since 1946, the Planning Department's outreach efforts include a new post explaining the regulated land uses of yesteryear.
Re:Code LA
May 13, 2014, 11am PDT
The Philadelphia City Council has been busy, proposing multiple bills to rezone a few neighborhoods and parcels around the city. Many of the proposed changes follow the guidance on the city's Philadelphia2035.
PlanPhilly
March 27, 2014, 9am PDT
Burlington, Massachusetts is considering a zoning bylaw to determine the location of “Registered Marijuana Dispensaries” before a state deadline for creating land use controls for dispensaries. The legal distinctions in zoning for RMDs are tricky.
Daily Times Chronicle
March 5, 2014, 11am PST
The city of Providence has announced the first draft of a comprehensive zoning code update—its first since 1994.
The Providence Journal