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Big box control and regulation

Otis

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I'm looking for a good source of information on control of bix box development. Who has good ordinances limiting size, design, or other features?
 

Brent

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Check with the City of Fort Collins, Colorado. They have created some really good design guidelines.
 

Cardinal

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Some books have been written on the subject. They are available through APA or the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Two that come to mind are:
Better Models for Superstores
Better Models for Chain Drug Stores
 
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Rich,

Fort Collins is very good. There are also a few cities in Texas that have developed quite different but effective approaches. McKinney and Collyville (in the Dallas Metroplex area) are good places to start. McKinney developed a cafeteria-style point system; whereas, Collyville developed a fairly detailed equational model.

JMS
 
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