Publications and Awards

Fairfax County, VA Wins 2021 Commonwealth Plan of the Year

December 7, 2021
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Congratulations to the Planning staff in Fairfax County, VA for receiving the APA Virginia Commonwealth Plan of the Year award for the zMOD Zoning Ordinance Modernization project. Although Don Elliott and Tim Richards led the zMOD consultant team, the real congratulations go to Barbara Byron, Leslie Johnson, Carmen Bishop, Casey Judge, and all the other

Post-COVID Zoning, APA Zoning Practice

December 9, 2020

The October 2020 issue of Zoning Practice is now available to APA members and features the article titled “Post-COVID Zoning” by Clarion Director, Don Elliott. The article runs through several short-term and long-term zoning adjustments for localities to consider that may help communities alleviate the hardships caused by, or exacerbated by, the COVID-19 pandemic. Find

Davidson, NC Comprehensive Plan 2020 Marvin Collins Planning Award

December 9, 2020
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Great news! The Davidson Comprehensive Plan, What’s Next Davidson, has been recognized by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association with a Marvin Collins Planning Award, Comprehensive Plan/Small Community category. The award recognizes comprehensive plans that advance the science and art of planning. The Town of Davidson hired Clarion in 2018 to aid

Sedona, Arizona 2019 APA-AZ Best Regulation/Ordinance Chapter Award

January 17, 2020

We are excited to announce that Sedona, Arizona’s Land Development Code (led by Clarion Associates) has received the APA-AZ 2019 Chapter award for the Best Regulation/Ordinance category! This is a project that we are very proud of, and a place we really enjoyed working in. Clarion Director Matt Goebel accepted the APA award alongside Sedona