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Everything Old Is New Again: Communities Explore Nuanced Approaches to Nonconformities

August 2020

This edition of Zoning Practice surveys the creative ways that local governments are addressing nonconformities in their development codes today. After a brief introduction to different types of nonconformities and common regulatory techniques, it explores alternatives to these techniques through a series of short case examples.


Zoning Practice analyzes trends and spotlights innovation in local land-use and development regulation. All student members have online access to ZP. Subscribers may read ZP online or in print.

  • 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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  • Zoning alternatives for pandemic mitigation or prevention
  • Recent trends in small town and rural area zoning
  • The effects of demographic or technological change on land-use demand