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

Innovating For Integrated Planning & Zoning

February 17, 2021
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What is the best approach for ensuring that long-range planning objectives are incorporated into a community’s development regulations? How do the elements of a comprehensive plan inform updates to the development code? In our experience, the most effective way to ensure that the community’s vision is put into clear action is by undertaking consecutive plan

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