…out of scale with its surrounding neighborhood. Rather than deterring this trend, classical zoning often exacerbates it. Zoning regulations seek to limit size through setback and height restrictions, but this typically fails to prevent McMansions,…
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The Secrets of Successful Communities
Basics of Putting Together a Comprehensive Plan
Planner & Commissioner
An Introduction to Form-Based Codes
Why not visit a “City within a City”?
Get away from “reality” by visiting BricklynVT.com — a true City within a City. If you know any LEGO lovers, be sure to tell them about Bricklyn!
Building Your Local Economy
Planner Gwendolyn Hallsmith offers a progressive take on planning for local economic development in this five-part series starting with Coping With Economic Meltdown.
Also, take a look at our extended reprints from economic development planner Della Rucker's excellent book, The Local Economy Revolution.