Form-Based Codes (FBCs)

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Description: Form-Based Codes (FBCs) can either replace or supplement standard text-based zoning, subdivision and other local regulations and are a …MORE

Business Improvement Districts (BID)

Posted: Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Description: Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are special districts in which property owners vote to initiate, manage and finance supplemental services …MORE

Planning for Downtown Development Is Smart Growth

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Description: This educational brief outlines the benefits of a healthy downtown and the tools available to support downtown revitalization efforts. …MORE

Village Design Guidelines

Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2010

Description: The Town of Manchester, Vermont has a design review process for new development and exterior changes to existing buildings, …MORE

Downtown Research and Development Center

Posted: Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Description: For more than 50 years, the Downtown Research & Development Center has provided a forum for exchanging news, information …MORE

Downtown Revitalization

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Description: The phrase downtown revitalization conveys two very important ideas: First, we’re dealing with traditional downtown and village centers, most …MORE


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