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    • Exit interview: Andy Toy, former Zoning Code Commissioner

Exit interview: Andy Toy, former Zoning Code Commissioner

Andy Toy's resume made him a natural fit for the Zoning Code Commission. He has degrees in economics and public policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He worked for the…

    • Garage and amenities at Cira2

Cutting through the Zoning Code: "Parking and Loading"

Parking can be one of the most contentious issues in Philadelphia. We line up at community meetings to worry over whether new buildings or new businesses will affect our ability to…

    • Civic Design Review: A Process with No Decision

Civic Design Review: A Process with No Decision

In San Francisco, design review of major building projects was established in 1932 as part of the city's charter, according to Jill Manton, the director of programs for the San Francisco…

    • Cutting through the Zoning Code:

Cutting through the Zoning Code: "Development Standards"

How often do you think the footnote, "The subsections of Chapter 14-600 have been reorganized for flow," appears in proposed legislation? Not often. But flow? Only maybe. The poetry of the…

    • Zoning Feedback: Sitting down with John Claypool from AIA Philadelphia

Zoning Feedback: Sitting down with John Claypool from AIA Philadelphia

At PlanPhilly, we're striving to bring you feedback from representatives of different stakeholders in the zoning reform process. As we describe it on our website, "Zoning is an 'indirect' form of…

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