The county, the City of Beaufort and Town of Port Royal agreed to hire Opticos Design Inc. of Berkeley, Calif., to draft a multi-jurisdictional code for $500,000.
"Western Canada’s form-based codes are missing," reports urban designer Geoff Dyer.
A tour shows off the results of a plan that "completely changed the direction of urban planning for much of the last century."
Mayor Dave Cieslewicz launched a rewrite of the city’s automobile-oriented 1966 zoning code in 2007 and the effort is projected to go to council in early 2011.
In a new report, anti-smart-growth zeolot Wendell Cox conflates restrictive land-use regulation, including large-lot zoning, with smart growth.
On the Florida Panhandle, Robert Davis's Seaside set an important precedent three decades ago by banning tall buildings that would close off views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Exactly a century after Congress capped the height of buildings in the capital, some are making the sacrilegious suggestion that tall buildings should be welcomed.
Plan El Paso, led by Dover, Kohl & Partners, examines how transportation dollars and development can promote smart growth and great streets.
"Overland Park is stealing a page from the Country Club Plaza’s playbook in an effort to streamline development and create New Urbanism in its downtown.
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