Single-Family residential neighborhood

The Single-Family Zoning Conundrum

By Don Elliott, FAICP Last September I moderated a panel on “The End of Single-Family Zoning” at the APA’s Colorado Planning Conference.  In addition to reviewing widespread city and county discussions about whether and where and how to allow Accessory Dwelling Units in single-family zone districts, we discussed several state and municipal initiatives across the

Store or Warehouse? Zoning for Micro-Fulfillment Centers

May 3, 2021

By Tim Richards, AICP, ESQ Several months ago, a client community reached out regarding development applications they were seeing for small to medium-sized order fulfillment centers repurposing vacant retail space. As planning staff, they had mixed feelings. On the one hand, seeing a vacant building repurposed and put to use is a good thing. On

Clarion Loves College Towns & March Madness

March 22, 2021

Every March the NCAA basketball tournament shines a light on colleges across the country in one of the most exciting tournaments in sports. Though this year all games are in Indianapolis and San Antonio, it still shines a light on the communities that support these teams, college towns!   We at Clarion love working with college

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