We are taking some time to re-release some older episodes that are still relevant today and we begin with our discussion with Karen Hundt on downtown Chattanooga's Form Based Code.
In the summer of 2016 Chattanooga City Council passed a document that will literally shape our city's future, the new Form Based Code. Breaking away from a coding system that was created in the 1950s to support the development of suburbs, the new Form Based Code is the result of community vision for more than a decade. In the Downtown Plan of 2005 and the City Center Plan of 2013 we dreamed about the future of our city. Now we have the code in place to make it a reality. Karen Hundt of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency joins us to talk about the process, vision, and details of this new coding system.
Referenced in this episode:
Downtown Chattanooga Form Based Code (the actual, massive document) - http://bit.ly/2d3CKNd
CHA-FBC Website - http://bit.ly/2dcf0qC
Placemakers - this link is the one Karen mentions where you can find other cities who have adopted similar Form Based Codes - http://bit.ly/2cz86L6
Regional Planning Agency - http://bit.ly/2cEaTYW
2013 City Center Plan - http://bit.ly/2bSvVj3
2005 Downtown Plan - http://bit.ly/2ckZNGQ