Resources & Research

Form-based Codes

League Publications:
Creating a Form-Based Code in Grand Rapids, The Review, September/October 2008
Michigan Stakes Out its Own Chapter in Growing New Urbanism Movement, The Review, March/April 2009
Framing the Public Realm in Marquette, The Review, May/June 2010
Breaking the Code: Fremont Frees up its Zoning, The Review, January/February 2011

Michigan Association of Planning

Smart Growth Tactics, “Form-based codes–new  approach to zoning”

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