Friday, April 19, 2013

City of Chicago Form-Based Codes —
A Step-by-Step Guide for Communities

Form-based codes include specification of what uses are permitted in a building or place, but focus on the physical character of development, particularly how it relates to the public realm that everyone share. A growing number of communities across the country and in our region have found that form-based codes are a more precise and reliable tool for achieving what they want, preserving what they cherish, and reventing what they don’t want.

PDF download of the Guide available here

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