Offers model TND ordinance with commentary
The Cranberry Township TND Ordinance features the following innovations of the Form-Based Code: context-sensitive design standards, street sections for five street types, streetscape design & detailing standards, building type design & detailing standards; and green infrastructure design standards.
This report is designed to aid municipalities and developers in effectively financing mixed-use development. Included are an overview of the benefits and challenges to implementing mixed-use development, best practices in financing (including specific financing mechanisms), different organizational structures for financing, and strategies for achieving success. Case studies of successful mixed-use projects in the Delaware Valley region are presented, as well as funding sources that exist in the region.
Explains the benefits of Traditional Neighborhood Development, tips for implementation, and examples from the Lehigh Valley.
Outlines TND development regulations in Hollidaysburg (Blair County).
Applies to new land development projects or redevelopment projects containing residential uses, nonresidential uses, or a mix. Projects can be at any stage of the development process, from conceptual planning to construction.
Ordinance outlines TND guidelines.
Each guide describes a different type of zoning district (including related open-space issues) and provides a model ordinance for each. Districts include: village residential district, village mixed-use district, land preservation district, neighborhood residential district, rural residential district.
Model ordinance to promote mixed-use zoning and development in a community.
A thoroughly detailed, up-to-date technical manual and in-depth report on New Urbanism. New Urbanism, a reaction to sprawl, is a better way to plan and build 21st Century communities. It is based on principles of planning and architecture that work together to create human-scale, walkable communities. A pdf of the report "The New Urbanism: A better way to plan and build 21st Century communities" by the guide's authors is included as a pdf in this library item.