Yountville Design Document

Yountville Design Document PDF Author: Solomon, Inc. Date: 1992 Publisher: Yountville Town Council Source: Solomon, Inc. (with Yountville Town Council, Town of Yountville, and Citizen Task Force). Yountville Design Document: To Be Read in Conjunction With the Yountville General Plan and Zoning Ordinance. 1992. Selections: pp. 15-16, 33-34. Description: A document that provides design standards from neighborhood … Continue reading Yountville Design Document

Visions for a New American Dream

Visions for a New American Dream PDF Author: Anton C. Nelessen Date: 1994 Publisher: Rutgers University School of Planning and Public Policy Selections: Principle 6: Streetscape (pp. 198-203). Description: This is a manual for the planning and design of small communities. It is supportive of neighborhood structure. The book moves from concept to principles to giving … Continue reading Visions for a New American Dream

Vision/Reality: Strategies for Community Change

Vision/Reality: Strategies for Community Change PDF Author: Calthorpe, et.al. Date: 1994 Publisher: US Department of Housing and Urban Development Selections: pp. 32-33, 40-41. Description: This is a HUD manual that provides information to local community partners. It explains neighborhood concepts. It is not a code. Assessment: This little book is informative and well put together. It … Continue reading Vision/Reality: Strategies for Community Change

Euclidean Zoning – Village of Euclid Zoning Ordinance

Village of Euclid Zoning Ordinance PDF Author: Village of Euclid, Ohio Date: 1922 Publisher: Village of Euclid, Ohio Source: City of Euclid, Ohio: http://www.cityofeuclid.com/community/development/PlanningandZoningDivision/EuclideanZoningHistoricDocuments Description: This is the original zoning code of Euclid, Ohio, which was the basis of the 1926 U.S. Supreme Court case. Assessment: “Euclidean Zoning” is based on this zoning ordinance. The term is … Continue reading Euclidean Zoning – Village of Euclid Zoning Ordinance

Urban Design Guidelines for the Redevelopment of the Naval Training Center Main Base

PDF for: Urban Design Guidelines for the Redevelopment of the Naval Training Center Main Base Author: A. Nelessen Associates et.al. Date: 1997 Publisher: A. Nelessen Associates et.al. Selections: Sample pages from Sections 16, 19 & 27 Description: Extensive urban design guidelines for large-scale redevelopment project. Assessment: Could serve as model code. Generally incorporates New Urbanism principles. … Continue reading Urban Design Guidelines for the Redevelopment of the Naval Training Center Main Base

University Park at MIT Urban Design Guidelines

University Park at MIT Urban Design Guidelines Date: 1987 Source: Public Domain. Selections: Sample pages (8, 12, 18) Description: This is a set of urban design guidelines for an area of university campus development. Assessment: The guidelines focus on quality of street and public squares within the development. It covers site design, lighting, paver, plant design and … Continue reading University Park at MIT Urban Design Guidelines

Transit-Oriented Development Guidelines

Transit-Oriented Development Guidelines PDF Author: Calthorpe Associates Date: 1992 Publisher: City of San Diego Selections: Section 3: New Growth Areas (pp. 32-35). Description: This is a complete TOD ordinance. Each page has a code element, discussion, and justification. The core area is compatible with neighborhood provisions. Assessment: This ordinance is effective in its format, diagrams, … Continue reading Transit-Oriented Development Guidelines

Traditional Village Ordinance

Traditional Village Ordinance PDF Author: Correa, Valle & Valle Date: 1997 Publisher: Monroe County, Florida Selections: Purpose and intent & Development parameters (pp. 7-14) Description: This is a TND ordinance written for small villages. There is no other model except for neighborhoods here. Assessment: The villages here are small:10-80 acres, with fully 50% of this dedicated … Continue reading Traditional Village Ordinance

Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847 PDF Author: Parliament Date: 1847 Source: The United Kingdom National Archives: http://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/legResults.aspx?LegType=All+Legislation&Yea… Description: Regulations for: Sewers, House Drains, Paving, New Streets, Naming Streets, Ruinous or Dangerous Buildings, Cleansing Streets, Fire, Ventilation, Lodging Houses, Lighting, Water, Slaughter-houses. Continue reading Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847