Implementing Form-Based Codes

More and more cities across the country are adopting form-based codes. The process of form-based code (including SmartCode) preparation is well-documented, but what happens after official adoption? Experienced form-based code practitioners will discuss the issues of completing a code, integrating it with the larger body of municipal regulations and, most importantly, administering it on a daily basis to achieve compatible infill development.

Speakers: Chad Emerson, Associate Professor of Law, Faulkner University Jones School of Law; Alan Loomis, Principal Urban Designer, City of Glendale CA; David Sargent, Principal, HDR Town Planning; Bill Spikowski, Principal, Spikowski Planning Associates; Michael Watkins, Architect and Town Planner, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company.

15th Annual Congress for New Urbanism, Philadelphia PA, May 17, 2007