Form-Based Zoning – CM credit not available

In most U.S. cities, zoning codes may hinder the building of neighborhoods and towns using the proven urban patterns that once were commonplace. Conventional zoning codes may result in a brutal, placeless landscape that alienates residents and degrades the built environment. Learn about form-based codes and see developments where conventional codes have been replaced.

This session is from APA’s 2004 National Planning Conference. CD-ROM contains an audio recording synchronized with the panelists’ PowerPoint presentations, program transcript, PowerPoint presentation note sheets, and supplemental reading materials.


  • Paul C. Crawford, FAICP, Crawford Multari and Clark Associates
  • Bill Dennis, Moule and Polyzoides Architects and Urbanists
  • Geoffrey Ferrell, Geoffrey Ferrell Associates