National Zoning Atlas

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How a National Zoning Atlas Can Clarify a Legal Patchwork

A massive effort is underway to compile local zoning regulations and other laws that impact how and where housing is built.

February 1, 2024 - Bloomberg CityLab

Zoning map of New Hampshire

National Zoning Atlas Makes Headway

The project aims to bring zoning data from around the country into one database, making it easier for planners and researchers to compare policies and their impacts.

July 17, 2023 - PD&R Edge

Zoning map of Hartford, Connecticut

Project Highlights Relationship Between Zoning and Affordable Housing

A nationwide ‘digital zoning atlas’ shows how different zoning districts overlap with and affect transportation, infrastructure, and housing affordability.

June 19, 2022 - Governing

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