Putting Sustainable Zoning into Practice

Zoning Practice — July 2013

By Elizabeth Garvin, AICP

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This article provides a survey of current and emerging sustainable zoning provisions available at the local level, with an overview of the purpose and general approach for each category of regulation.


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Page Count
8
Date Published
July 1, 2013
Format
Adobe PDF
Publisher
American Planning Association

About the Author

Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
Elizabeth Garvin Esq., AICP, is a planner, attorney, and the founding principal of Community ReCode. She has prepared traditional and FBC/hybrid zoning codes for cities and counties across the country, drafted topic-specific code provisions addressing sustainability and water-conserving redevelopment, and lately spends a substantial portion of her time bringing sign codes into compliance. Prior to founding Community ReCode, Elizabeth was the planning director for a corporate consulting practice, practiced law, and worked as a senior staff member at a well-regarded boutique planning firm. Ms. Garvin serves as an advisory board member for the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute and is a frequent speaker and author on planning and regulatory topics, including authoring the RMLUI Legal Corner for The Western Planner.