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One of the most popular developments in urban design in the past eight years is form-based codes. The concept was influenced by the smart growth concept and evolved from new urbanist principles. It has been expanded and adapted to many circumstances.
Form-Based Codes: A Guide for Planners, Urban Designers, Municipalities, and Developers
John Wiley & Sons, 2008
Form-Based Development Codes
Zoning Practice, May 2004
PAS QuickNotes #1, October 2004
AICP CD-ROM Training Package, 2004
Form-Based Codes Institute
SACOG Form-Based Codes Handbook (pdf)
Sacramento Area Council of Governments, 2008
Form-Based Codes: Implementing Smart Growth
Local Government Commission
2012 Los Angeles National Planning Conference
Sustainable Development Through Form-Based Codes
Training Workshop, Saturday, April 14, 2012