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Fort Myers Beach Land Development Code

City or County: 
Fort Myers Beach

After incorporation, the Town of Fort Myers Beach FL needed to completely revise its land development code to implement a new comprehensive plan. The new plan revolved around a community design element that described how physical pieces of the town (open spaces, buildings, streets, and paths) work together to create a distinct local character amidst a tourism economy. The new code, adopted in 2003, uses a combination of conventional zoning districts for its stable neighborhoods plus form-based zoning districts for its redevelopment areas.

Heart of Peoria Form Districts

City or County: 

**Driehaus Award Winner**

The City of Peoria, Illinois, Form-Based Code is a national model for creating the form-based portions of a code - targeted to specific areas that offer great opportunities for revitalization - as part of a larger code update effort. This is a helpful model for those with a misconception that a form-based code can only be undertaken citywide. The visioning process for the areas addressed by this code established a clear basis for the regulations to implement those targeted visions.

Adoption date: 
August 1, 2010