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Using Generative AI to Draft Zoning Codes.

Using Generative AI to Draft Zoning Codes

October 2023

This issue of Zoning Practice introduces key concepts related to the common use of today's generative AI models and then provides an overview of experiments done to test the current strengths and weaknesses for developing zoning policies at the local level.


Zoning Practice analyzes trends and spotlights innovation in local land-use and development regulation. It is a valuable digital resource for:

  • Planners and land-use attorneys responsible for drafting or administering zoning and other land-use and development regulations
  • Emerging professionals interested in learning more about plan implementation

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We are especially eager to hear from potential authors with expertise on the following topics:

  • Using zoning to advance equity, sustainability, and resilience objectives
  • Recent trends in small town and rural area zoning
  • The effects of demographic or technological change on land-use demand