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Zoning: general Mixed Use Zoning Code Examples

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Hello all, I am looking for good and bad examples of mixed used zoning code. Got any? I would love to see written code examples and hear how it works out as it is implemented.

I Look forward to hearing from you and appreciate anything you might be able to share.
 

Chet

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Huston said:
Hello all, I am looking for good and bad examples of mixed used zoning code. Got any? I would love to see written code examples and hear how it works out as it is implemented.

I Look forward to hearing from you and appreciate anything you might be able to share.
Here's our TND Ordinance . Its based on a model ordinance for WIsconsin municipalities (all Wis. cities and villages over 12,500 population are required to have TND enabling ordiannces).

You can be the judge whether its a good example or bad one.
 

lowlyplanner

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The city of Gainesville, Florida has tried to implement mixed use zoning, with appropriately mixed results. You can look at their codes from their website (it will involve using Municode) - search under MU-1 and MU-2 (Mixed-Use Low intensity and Medium intensity) or under "Sec. 30-65"

I seem to recall that they had some issues with the way it worked out. In one of the early uses, an applicant requested a zoning to MU-2, and everybody was really excited that somebody wanted to a mixed-use project. Then the guy opened a tire store, which was an allowable use, but not exactly what they had in mind for their fancy new mixed use district...

I think they may have tweaked the code a little after that.

So it goes.
 

nerudite

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Davis has a decent mixed use zoning code (at least it was several years ago when I used it). But it is also heavily supported by downtown design regulations geared toward the mixed us (in a separate document).
You can find Davis's mucipal code
here.

The downtown and mixed use design guidelines are here. (Warning: big pdf file)
 
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