Saturday, October 01, 2005

Vienna Looks at Form-Based Code

The town of Vienna in Fairfax County is studying the possibility of converting to a form-based code along Maple Avenue, reports The Connection Newspapers. In contrast to traditional, Euclidian zoning, which governs the use of a piece of land, form-based codes regulate the shape and design of the buildings on the land. Form-based codes typically do away with traditional strip shopping centers set behind large parking lots that are inhospitable to foot traffic.


At 11:27 AM, Blogger Ray Hyde said...

Well, that is one way to stop the argument about land use.


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