You get all squeezed up inside/Like the days were carved in stone/You get all wired up inside/And it's bad to be alone
You can go out, you can take a ride/And when you get out on your own/You get all smoothed out inside/And it's good to be alone
I agree with CJC. I have worked on projects where the municipalities Zoning Code heavily favors suburban type of development based on the setbacks of housing, low FAR development for commercial, and ridiculous parking requirements. How else can you do a different housing product when your High Density R-4 zoning required a 6,000 sf minimum lot? That basically predicates a basic apartment complex, rather than something that can fit a context of its surround neighborhood such as zero lot line townhomes, 3 plexes that look like victorians, etc. If municipal planners stopped and looked at their code, than try to move forward with more flexible codes, than the market for more "urban" style housing and commercial development might be more prevalent.
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