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Survey Results on Planning and Development Regulations in NC

February 26, 2021

Are North Carolina cities and counties making more use of conditional zoning? Are the approval rates for variances and special use permits going up or down in North Carolina? Are form-based codes and standards only something we read about, or are they actually being implemented in our state? Are cit … Continued

Exploring Form-Based Codes

April 23, 2015

Form-based codes (FBC), an approach to zoning that emphasizes design over use, are an increasingly popular tool for municipalities to have in their repertoire as they consider shaping the future development of their communities and built environment.  FBC are becoming more widely adopted as cities a … Continued