Title St / Prov / Co Largest Scale Implementation Strategy Type Adopt Year Adopt Date  Acres   Pop. 
Abbeville LA City   SmartCode 2006 Jun-06 3,648 11,836
Addison TX City District plan with a form-based code to implement the vision and design concepts, and ensure Addison’s revitalization and transition from “aging first ring suburb” to “urban mixed use destination”. Other FBC 1995 Jan-95 2,784 14,964
Airdrie Alberta City Mixed Use Centres Design Guidelines SC & FBC Discussion     8,179 42,564
Alameda: North Park Street Districts Regulating Code CA Neighborhood Applies to North Park Street Districts Other FBC 2012 Dec-12    
Albuquerque NM City Optional overlay. Form Based Zones legislation (O-08-58) was passed by City Council with a 7:2 vote Other FBC 2005 Apr-05 115,584 521,999
Alexandria VA City Various FBC urban design guidelines, mandatory by neighborhood Other FBC 1993 Dec-93 9,728 143,885
Allegan MI City   Transect-based     2,432 4,816
Alpine CA Neighborhood Mandatory for Alpine Village Core SmartCode     17,139 14,236
Alys Beach FL City   Transect-based 2003 Jun-03 158  
Amherst MA Neighborhood Failed to pass with required supermajority on November 16, 2011. Under consideration. For two small rural centers. Other FBC        
Antioch IL City   Other FBC     4,723 14,430
Arlington: Columbia Pike VA Neighborhood Updated 2/2006 Other FBC 1999 Jan-99 16,640 209,969
Arlington: Neighborhoods Form Based Code VA Neighborhood Will specifically address the multi-family residential development surrounding the town centers on Columbia Pike. An existing FBC guides development of the town centers. The Neighborhoods Plan FBC External link will offer incentives for development, such as greater density, that provide affordable housing and other community benefits such as streetscape, open space and auto, bike and pedestrian connectivity. Other FBC        
Arlington: West Arlington WA Neighborhood Mandatory for the West Arlington subarea plan adopted Feb. 7, 2011. Includes TDRs. Other FBC     4,864 17,926
Asheville NC Neighborhood Applies to Haywood Road Transect-based        
Atlanta GA City Mandatory neighborhood codes; plus floating zones city-wide Other FBC 1999 Jan-99 84,352 537,958
Atlanta: Doraville TOD GA Neighborhood   SmartCode        
Atlanta: Edgewood TOD GA Neighborhood Applies to TOD; implements the ARC and the Southface Energy Institute plan SmartCode        
Aurora IL Neighborhood Adopted FBC and an alternative energy ordinance that establishes requirements and streamlines the process for property owners installing solar and wind energy systems within the city. Other FBC 2012      
Austin TX Neighborhood Austin's current Design Standards and Mixed Use Subchapter (adopted in 2009; revised March 2009,) and has some form-based code elements. Other FBC 2009 Mar-09 5,696 46,847
Austin: Airport Blvd TX Neighborhood Airport Blvd is an extension of Mueller. Corridor and neighborhood code. Other FBC     - -
Azusa CA City   Other FBC 2005 Jan-05 5,248 9,374
Baltimore: Transform Baltimore MD City   Transect-based     51,712 637,418
Bastrop LA City Customization of the Louisiana Land Use Toolkit Transect-based 2010 Dec-10 5,376 11,365
Baton Rouge Downtown Revitalization LA Neighborhood   Transect-based     47,833 230,000
Beaufort Co.: The Daufuskie Island Code SC Region   SmartCode 2010 Aug-10 5,000 1,000
Beaufort County SC City   Other FBC     585,720 161,233
Beaufort: Boundary Street SC Neighborhood   Transect-based 2007 Feb-07 125 15,331
Bel Air MD Neighborhood Central business district Other FBC 2010 Aug-10 383 10,681
Belfast ME Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Bellevue SmartCode KY Neighborhood   SmartCode 2011 Jan-11   6,480
Belmont NC Neighborhood Initially for Stowe Manor Transect-based 1995 Jan-95 10,000 13,520
Benicia Downtown Master Plan and Zoning Code CA Neighborhood Downtown Other FBC 1997 Jan-97 88 1,040
Benicia: Lower Arsenal Mixed Use Specific Plan CA Neighborhood Arsenal Other FBC     50 1,000
Berthoud CO City   SC & FBC Discussion     8,000 5,000
Berwyn IL Neighborhood Roosevelt Road corridor with FBCs jointly by City of Berwyn, Town of Cicero, and the Village of Oak Park Other FBC 2010 Feb-10    
Billings MT City Adopted the East Billings Urban Revitalization District Code. This form-based code will guide the sustainable redevelopment of the area into a walkable, flexible light industrial and mixed-use area. Other FBC 2012      
Binghamton NY City   Other FBC     6,656 47,376
Bird Rock, San Diego CA Neighborhood Bird Rock Transect-based        
Birmingham: Downtown & Triangle District Form Based Code MI Neighborhood Initially an optional floating zone (DPZ; 1986) and is now mandatory (LSL; 2007) Transect-based 1986 Dec-86 55 1,000
Birmingham: Downtown Form-Based Zoning Ordinance AL Neighborhood   Other FBC     1,000 20,000
Birmingham: Highland Park Form-Based Overlay AL Neighborhood Form-based overlay/Mandatory Other FBC 2010 Apr-10 292 5,900
Black Mountain NC City   Other FBC     4,096 7,877
Blakely GA Region   SmartCode     11,200 5,068
Bloomington: Gridley, Allin, & Prickett FBC IL Neighborhood Gridley, Allin, & Prickett Neighborhood Other FBC     14,400 73,026
Blue Springs MO City Contains a designated Historic District Other FBC 2003 Jan-03 11,648 55,698
Bluffton: Old Town Master Plan & Code SC Neighborhood Old Town Master Plan and Code Transect-based        
Bothwell: Downtown Subarea Plan WA Neighborhood Mandatory for the Downtown Subarea Plan Transect-based 2010 Jul-10 529 32,307
Bourne MA Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown Buzzards Bay, an older village center Other FBC 2011 Jan-11    
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles CA Neighborhood Mandatory for neighborhood Transect-based 2012   70 8,800
Bradenton FL Neighborhood 2012 Driehaus Award. SmartCode 2011 Jun-11 1,830  
Bran Romania City   SmartCode 2007 Jan-07 16,768 5,573
Brandon-Based Code VT Neighborhood   SC & FBC Discussion        
Bridgton ME City   Other FBC     36,672 4,883
Broward County FL Region Acres and population are reduced by five qualifying FBCs on this study in cities of Broward County SmartCode 2006 Jan-06 668,857 1,612,995
Bryant AR City   SmartCode 2007 Jan-07 188  
Buckley AFB CO City   Other FBC        
Buckroe Bayfront District: City of Hampton VA Neighborhood Mandatory for neighborhood Other FBC 1996 Jan-96    
Buffalo Green Code NY City Aim is full replacement code Transect-based     25,600 276,059
Burleson TOD Plan TX Neighborhood Downtown TOD Transect-based 2010 Jun-10 373 34,350
California: Statewide Code Template CA State Statewide FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Callaway: East Bay FL City   Transect-based 2005 Jun-05 5,760 14,405
Camana Bay Cayman Islands Neighborhood SmartCode applies to Camana Bay SmartCode 2010 Jun-10 468 50,000
Camden SC Neighborhood Downtown, bordered by of Gordon, DeKalb, York and Mill streets SmartCode     245 500
Cape Coral FL Neighborhood Three  form-based zoning districts: Core, Gateway, Edge Transect-based 2002 Oct-02 340 792
Carmel IN City Status: on indefinite hold. SmartCode     3,200  
Caroline County VA Region   SmartCode     341,120 28,545
Carrollton: Transit Center Zoning District TX Neighborhood Article XX. (TC) Transit Center District Regulations Other FBC 2009 Sep-09 77 2,000
Castle Rock: Southwest Quadrant; Interchange District CO Neighborhood Implements the Southwest Quadrant and the Interchange District plans Transect-based     3,400 44,369
Central Hercules Plan CA Neighborhood Applies to areas delineated on Grass Valley Development Code. Traditional urban design conventions applied to create palette of street types for four districts of the Central Hercules Plan area, Waterfront District, Central Quarter, Civic Center / Hospitality Corridor, Hilltown. Other FBC 2001 Jul-01 430 7,500
CentrePort: in the RM of Rosser and the City of Winnipeg Manitoba Neighborhood Zoning districts apply to Phase I Stage 1A of the CentrePort inland port; design standards apply to the remaining 12,000 acres Transect-based     12,000  
Charleston & Dorechester Co.: East Edisto Master Plan SC Neighborhood   SmartCode     80,000 485,693
Charleston Calhoun Street SC Neighborhood Corridor plan with form-based elements to be coded SC & FBC Discussion       3,000
Charlotte Amalie VI City   Transect-based       18,914
Cherokee County GA Region Optional overlay SmartCode 2007 Oct-07   215,084
Cheshire Village NC City   Transect-based     63 100
Chesterfield Co.: Chesterfield Village Green VA Region   Other FBC 1995 Sep-95 84 500
Chesterfield Co.: Magnolia Green VA Region   Other FBC 1991 Dec-91 3,892 4,886
Chesterfield Co.: Roseland VA Region   Other FBC 2008 Aug-08 4,185 5,000
Chestermere Alberta City Smart Code for Village and Town Centres SmartCode        
Cheyenne WY City FBC is Chapter 7 of Citywide UDC; requires 20 acre minimum. Transect-based 2010   15,680 59,466
Chittenden County VT Region (RFP March 2011) Other FBC     344,960 156,545
Cicero IL Neighborhood Roosevelt Road corridor with FBCs jointly by City of Berwyn, Town of Cicero, and the Village of Oak Park Other FBC 2010 Oct-10    
Cincinnati OH City Neighborhood-based form-based code Transect-based 2013 May-13 49,920 333,336
Clark Co.: Highway 99 Subarea Hybrid FBC WA Neighborhood   Other FBC 2009 Dec-09 2,400 14,000
Clarksburg Town Center, Montgomery County MD Neighborhood Applies to town center Transect-based 2010 Feb-10    
Cobb County GA City Mableton Community SmartCode 2011 Feb-11 13,184 37,115
College Park: North College Park MD Neighborhood   SC & FBC Discussion        
Colorado Springs: The Imagine Downtown Plan CO Neighborhood Form-based code in final stages of adoption to implement The Imagine Downtown Plan Other FBC 2009 Jun-09 640 500
Columbia MD City   Other FBC 2010 Feb-10 17,664 421
Columbia TN Neighborhood James Campbell Boulevard Strategic Corridor Plan Transect-based        
Columbia: Bull Street SC Neighborhood Infill.  SmartCode 2012 Oct-12 183 200
Conover: Cline Village NC Neighborhood   Transect-based        
Contra Costa: Pleasant Hill Bart Station CA Neighborhood Pleasant Hill Bart Station Other FBC 2002 Nov-02    
Conway AR City Optional overlay SmartCode 2006 Oct-06 38,393 58,908
Cornelius NC City   Transect-based 1996 Oct-96 5,440 14,808
Cotati CA City   Transect-based 2009 Aug-09 59.5 7,169
Crewkerne England Neighborhood Extension to Crewkerne, a historic working, market town of 7000 Transect-based 2006 Jan-06 126 7,687
Criple Creek Form-Based Code CO City Covers the whole city, and a sizeable portion is a National Historic Landmark District Other FBC     704 1,189
D'Iberville MS City Covers the historic core of the city, from the waterfront to the expressway SmartCode 2010 Dec-10    
Dade County FL Region   SmartCode     1,192,140 2,130,104
Dallas Mixed Use Districts TX Neighborhood Chapter 51A Article XIII: Form Districts available to implement TODs and mixed use as designated in area plans Other FBC 2005 May-05   255,982
Dammam Downtown Code Saudi Arabia Neighborhood   SmartCode 2010 May-10   769,000
Dania Beach FL Neighborhood Applies to urban core and adjacent redevelopment
Other FBC 2010 Dec-10 1,000  
Dardienne Prairie: Uptown Zoning District MO Neighborhood Mandatory for Uptown Zoning District SmartCode 2007 Jul-07 2,816 7,423
Davidson NC Neighborhood Initially for Beatty Street Transect-based 1995 Sep-95 3,264 7,139
Davidson County TN Region Character Districts with UDOs (Urban Design Overlays)  Other FBC        
Davie FL City   SmartCode     21,395 91,992
Del Mar CA City Implements the Village Specific Plan (VSP) Other FBC     1,092 4,161
Delcambre LA City   SmartCode     512 2,168
Denver CO City New zoning code based on a series of contexts. Form-based elements regulate all building types. Other FBC 2010 Jun-10 99,136 598,707
Des Plaines IL City   Other FBC     9,139 57,062
Dillon CO City   Other FBC     960 802
Dinwiddie VA Neighborhood Mandatory for designated “urban development areas.” Other FBC        
DoĖa Ana: Unified Code for Sustainable Development NM Region   Transect-based        
Doral: Downtown Doral FL Neighborhood   Transect-based        
Dover NH Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown and its subdistricts; redevelopment and infill Transect-based 2010      
Dover NH Neighborhood Expanding CBD FBC into major roadways that feed into the City’s urban core. Transect-based        
Dublin: Bridgestreet OH Neighborhood Mandatory for Bridge Street District. adopted the Bridge Street Corridor Development Code. An outcome of a larger master planning process for the area, this form-based code was developed with the goal of creating a vibrant, walkable environment with a dynamic mix of land uses and housing types within the 800-acre district. Other FBC 2012 Mar-12 800 8,000
Dubuque County IA Region Cities of Bankston, Durango, and Sageville served as pilot communities for the development of the Smart Code SmartCode        
Duluth MN City Implements 2006 comp plan and 2005 University of Miami downtown master plan Other FBC     43,520 86,265
Duncanville: Downtown Duncanville District TX Neighborhood   Other FBC 2008 Jun-08    
Durango: Three Springs CO Neighborhood FBC for Three Springs Development Other FBC 2003 Jan-03 620 14,000
Durham: Ninth Street Design District NC Neighborhood Applies to Ninth Street Design District Other FBC 2008 Nov-08    
Early County GA Region   SmartCode     315,840 5,940
East Edisto Form District Plan SC Region All scales of planning, region to building. Four cornerstones: rural character, environmental responsibility, sustainable towns & villages, and education & employment opportunities.  SmartCode     78,699  
East Lansing MI Neighborhood The East Village District FBC, bound by Bogue Street to the west, Grand River Avenue to the north, Hagadorn Road to the east, and the Red Cedar River to the south. Other FBC 2006 Jun-06 35 1,807
East Village Design Code Alberta Neighborhood East Village Design Code (Frontage-Based FBC) Transect-based 2009 Dec-09    
Eastham MA Neighborhood North Eastham Village Center Other FBC        
Edgewater FL Neighborhood Mandatory for Restoration SmartCode 2012 Sep-12    
El Paso TX City Optional overlay SmartCode 2008 Jul-08 160,320 736,310
Elmore AL City Optional overlay SmartCode 2006 Jun-06 448 199
Emory University Village GA Neighborhood Overlay for historic commercial area adjacent to the Emory University campus Other FBC        
Erath LA City   SmartCode     960 2,187
Eugene OR Neighborhood Implements Walnut Station, & other mixed use centers Other FBC 2004 Jul-04    
Eustis Form-Based Code Land Development Regulations FL Neighborhood Implements downtown plan, as well as reinforces character of each community distric. Design regulations citywide. Other FBC 2008 Jul-08 6,208 19,129
Evanston IL City   Other FBC     4,979 74,486
Exeter NH Neighborhood   SC & FBC Discussion        
Falmouth ME Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Farmers Branch: Station Area FBC TX City   Other FBC 2001 Jun-01   26,455
Farmington MI Neighborhood   Other FBC 2007 Feb-07    
Fayetteville AR Region   SmartCode     34,432 73,580
Ferguson MI Neighborhood Downtown Other FBC        
Fitchburg SmartCode WI City Optional overlay (See Part II, Title II, Chapter 23 – SmartCode District) SmartCode 2010 Oct-10 22,336 25,260
Flagstaff 2011 Zoning Update AZ City Updated and simplified conventional zoning districts (previous performance zones removed) with FBC  for downtown & surrounding historic neighborhoods. Fully integrated hybrid code. Optional and incentivized. Transect-based 2011 Nov-11  n/a  62,000
Flagstaff: SmartCode Floating Zone AZ City Floating zone for areas designated Mixed Use or TND in Regional Plan SmartCode 2007 Nov-07 40,896  n/a 
Florida Planning Toolbox: FBCs FL State   FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Flowood MS City Optional overlay SmartCode 2005 Oct-05 10,432 4,750
Fort Myers Beach FL City Mixture of form-based & conventional zoning districts; FBC districts as "redevelopment districts." Mandatory downtown. Mandatory design standards for commercial buildings. Other FBC 1999 Feb-99   6,410
Fort Myers: Downtown SmartCode FL Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown (Chapter 118, Article VII) SmartCode 2005 Sep-05   60,531
Fort Worth: Near Southside Development Standards and Guidelines TX Neighborhood Near Southside Development Standards and Guidelines Other FBC 2003 Oct-03    
Fort Worth: Trinity Uptown TX Neighborhood Trinity Uptown Other FBC 2002 Nov-02    
Frankfort KY Neighborhood Second Street Other FBC        
Freeport NY City   Transect-based 2009 Dec-09 3,072 43,881
Fremont Design Guidelines  CA City Fremont Design Guidelines  Other FBC 2010 Jul-10 58,880 202,867
Fresno CA City Implements the Downtown Neighborhood Communities Plan Other FBC     7,000  
Frisco Form-Based Code Manual TX City Optional overlay FB Guidelines 2003 Nov-03  n/a   n/a 
Fuquay-Varina NC Neighborhood Applies mandatorily to all other non-single-family zones. Transect-based        
Fuquay-Varina: Downtown NC Neighborhood Applies to downtown, zones DC1 and DC2. Other FBC 2012 Aug-12    
Gabon Africa Nation Applies to urban extensions SmartCode       1,400,000
Gainesville: University Heights FL Neighborhood   Other FBC 2000 Oct-00 295 1,475
Garden City GA City   Other FBC     9,344 8,778
Gautier MS City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Georgia Alternatives to Conventional Zoning GA State   FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Germantown TN Neighborhood Mandatory for 800 acre business district SmartCode 2007 Aug-07 800 37,476
Glen Rose TX City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Grand Rapids MI City   Transect-based 2001 Aug-01 28,544 193,396
Grand Valley Metro Council MI Region Regional template FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Grandville Zoning Ordinance, Article 10, Form-Based Code Districts MI Neighborhood FBC districts include downtown (Central Business District) and surrounding neighborhoods (Prairie/Barrett District) Other FBC 2010 Apr-10 5,510 16,758
Grass Valley Development Code CA City Mandatory citywide Other FBC 2007 Apr-07 2,630 12,232
Greenland NH City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Greensboro: Willow Oaks & Southside NC Neighborhood Willow Oaks HOPE VI Redevelopment Plan; Southside brownfield Transect-based 2000 Jul-00 260  
Greenville TX Neighborhood   SC & FBC Discussion     21,696 25,551
Greenville: Haywood Road Form Based Code SC Neighborhood Mandatory for Haywood Road Transect-based        
Greenville: Stone Avenue Neighborhood Form Based Code SC Neighborhood Mandatory for Stone Avenue neighborhood Transect-based     9,331 39,382
Greenville: TODs SC Neighborhood Mandatory for TODs Transect-based        
Guayaquil: Plan Demovilidad y Transporte Canton Pedro Moncayo Equador City Mandatory citywide SmartCode        
Gulfport: Handsboro Community MS Neighborhood   SmartCode 2008 Feb-08 900 -
Gulfport: Old Gulfport Community Plan and Mississippi City Plan MS Neighborhood Mandatory for Old Gulfport Community Plan and Mississippi City Plan SmartCode 2007 Oct-07 - -
Gulfport: Optional SmartCode Overlay MS City Optional overlay SmartCode 2007 Feb-07 81,276 64,316
Habersham SC City   Transect-based        
Halifax County VA Neighborhood Mandatory for "urban development areas." Other FBC        
Hamden SmartCode CT Neighborhood Mandatory along primary corridor, includes Transect Zones T1, T2, T3, T3.5, T4 and T5 SmartCode 2009 Dec-09 42,624 58,800
Hamilton OH Neighborhood Mandatory for areas adjacent to Main Street and Downtown/High Street. Other FBC        
Hammonton NJ Neighborhood Applies to downtown and gateway areas. Transect-based 2011 Nov-11    
Hampton VA Neighborhood Mandatory for the Buckroe Bayfront District; implements UDA master plan Other FBC 2008 2008    
Hapeville GA Neighborhood Covers several Special Design Areas in the core Other FBC 2006 Dec-06 1,536 5,978
Harrison County SmartCode MS Region An option for development of Communities and Neighborhoods SmartCode 2009 Apr-09 624,640 178,460
Hattiesburg MS Neighborhood Implements Midtown Master Plan Other FBC        
Haverford Township, Delaware County PA Neighborhood Focused on Infill Development & Redevelopment Transect-based 2009 Apr-09    
Hawai'i County SmartCode HI Region   SmartCode 2012 Jun-12 3,255,680 177,835
Hayward: Mission Blvd Corridor Specific Plan & SmartCode CA Neighborhood Mandatory SmartCode along the Mission Boulevard Corridor north and south of the downtown SmartCode     240 206,000
Hayward: South Hayward BART SmartCode CA Neighborhood Mandatory TOD SmartCode at the South Hayward BART station SmartCode 2011 Oct-11 240 23,000
Henderson NV City   Other FBC 2010 Jan-10 60,480 257,729
Henrico County VA Region 6 proposed developments in Henrico that incorporate new urbanism principles such as Rocketts Landing, Staples Mill Centre, West Broad Village & Wilton on the James. Transect-based 2003 Dec-03 152,320 292,599
High Point NC City   SmartCode        
Hillsboro OR Neighborhood Station Community Planning Areas ("SCPA") Other FBC        
Hillsborough: Northwest Hillsborough County Master Plan FL Region Implimented in Northwest Hillsborough count approximately 35 square miles. High density of Town Centers is achieved by TDR from Rural Reserve Areas. SmartCode 1998 Jul-98 21,750 56,000
Hillsborough: Southeast Hillsborough County FL Region   SmartCode        
Hilton Head SC City Town of Hilton Head Land Management Ordinance Other FBC        
Hollywood FL City   SC & FBC Discussion 1984 Feb-84   139,756
Honolulu Maulka Area Rules HI Neighborhood   Transect-based 2011 Nov-11    
Houston TX City Tentative FBC in place now that is up for revision Other FBC 1985 Aug-85   2,242,193
Howell MI City As a part of upgrades to 11 miles of city roads Other FBC 1986 Jan-86   9,694
Huntersville: Vermillion NC City   Transect-based 1996 Jan-96   46,773
Huntsville AL City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Hutto TX City Optional overlay; mandatory for downtown SmartCode 2009 Apr-09 4,960 14,698
Iowa City IA City   SmartCode     16,006 67,862
Ipswich Australia City   SmartCode       172,700
Ithaca Collegetown FBC NY Neighborhood Between Cornell College and downtown area Other FBC       29,763
Jacksonville Traditional Neighborhood Development District Ordinance FL City TND ordinance augmented by Design Guidelines and Best Practices Handbook by Miller Sellen Conner & Walsh. Other FBC 1987 Dec-87 566,400 813,518
Jamestown RI Neighborhood Regulatory on Downtown Development District, the entire traditional village area. Transect-based zoning and incentives to meet state Affordable Housing mandates. SmartCode 2009 Oct-09 5,760 5,600
Jean Lafitte LA City Customization of the Louisiana Land Use Toolkit Transect-based     3,840 2,137
Jefferson Co. Regional SmartCode AL Region Regional Sector Plan SmartCode 2010 Oct-10 711,680 665,027
Jersey Village TX Neighborhood   Other FBC 2011 May-11    
Jindee Australia City Developer-enforced for Jindee SmartCode 2011 Dec-11 277  
Johns Island SC Neighborhood   SmartCode        
Jonesville MI Neighborhood Downtown Form-Based Code   2013 Jan-13    
Kansas City KS City (1) Located west of Interstate 635 and containing a minimum of eighty (80) acres. (2) Located east of Interstate 635, not located in the Downtown, and containing a minimum of five (5) acres. (3) Located on an arterial collector. (4) Located within one quarter (1/4) mile of an existing transit stop. (5) Located next to an existing TND Zone and will connect with a public street to the existing TND Zone. Transect-based 2007   82,163 145,786
Kelowna: Vintage Landing Resort British Columbia Neighborhood Developer-enforced for Vintage Landing SmartCode 2011 Jan-11    
Kendall: Downtown Kendall Master Plan and Code FL Neighborhood Downtown; one of first form-based codes Transect-based 1998 Jul-98 380 35,000
King City: Downtown Addition Specific Plan CA Neighborhood   Transect-based     100 1,625
King County WA Region   Transect-based        
Knightdale NC City   Other FBC 2005 Nov-05 19,840 11,705
Knoxville: Cumberland Avenue Form Based Code TN Neighborhood 6-block corridor by University Other FBC 2007 Jan-07      
Knoxville: South Waterfront Form-Based Development Code TN Neighborhood South Waterfront Other FBC 2003 Feb-03   184,802
Kona Village Design Guidelines HI Region Mandatory for TODs; adopted Sept 2008; recalibration adopted June 2012. SmartCode 2008 Sep-08 - -
Lake Charles LA City   SmartCode 2008 Jul-08 25,678 53,993
Lake Charles: Downtown Lakefront District Code LA Neighborhood Mandatory for Downtown Lakefront district, City Ordinance 13701 SmartCode 2006 Jun-06 50 18,000
Lake Zurich IL Neighborhood Downtown Frontage Code 2008 Dec-08   20,610
Lakeland Citywide Design Framework and Form Based Code FL City Citywide FBC includes 16 building types, parks, landscape standards, and block layout. Other FBC 2009 Feb-09 47,616 94,406
Lancaster TX City   SmartCode     19,392 36,361
Lancaster Co. PA Region Applied to Lititz Borough, Penn Township, and Manheim Township Transect-based        
Lansing MI City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Lauderdale Lakes FL City   SmartCode     2,329 32,593
Lauderhill FL City   SmartCode 2012 May-12 4,672 66,887
Lawrence KS City Optional overlay SmartCode 2009 Jan-09 21,926 87,643
Lawrenceville GA Neighborhood Downtown Other FBC       29,258
Layton: West Layton Village Center FBC UT Neighborhood   SmartCode 2012 Apr-12 140  
Leander TX City Mandatory for jurisdiction. Dreihaus Award Winner. SmartCode 2005 Sep-05 342 20,451
Lee Co.: Compact Communities Code FL Region TDRs for water managment. Rezoning is not required for the TNDs; code allows them by right. County may seed TDR program by initial purchases of credits. Transect-based 2010 May-10 96,000 1,000,000
Lee's Summit MO City Mandatory for the New Longview project Other FBC 2002   39,488 91,668
Leesburg: Crescent District Form-based Code VA Neighborhood Crescent District Other FBC 2013 Jan-13 7,973 38,206
Leland FlexCode NC City Mandatory focus areas to coincide with regional master plan, the first of which was adopted in April 2013 as mandatory for the Gateway District. Optional for remainder of Town. SmartCode 2011 Dec-11 2,624 1,938
Lemont IL City Downtown and the I&M Canal Other FBC 2005 Aug-05 40 16,176
Lemoore CA City Downtown, and mixed use sites throughout city Other FBC 2010 Mar-10 21,400 25,461
Liberty MO City Optional overlay SmartCode 2006 Dec-06 18,432 29,581
Lititz Borough, Lancaster County PA Neighborhood See Section 216 Traditional Neighborhood Development Overly District (TNDO); Section 217 Form-Based Code Regulations for Districts; Section 218 Downtown Overlay District. Transect-based 2010 Apr-10    
Little Elm: Eldorado Overlay District and the Town Center TX Neighborhood Eldorado District and Town Center Other FBC       5,085
Livermore CA City   Transect-based 2010 Oct-10 15,424 73,345
Lloydminster Alberta City   Other FBC        
Locust Town Center NC City   Transect-based     120 868
Loma Rica Ranch CA Neighborhood Loma Rica Ranch Other FBC     450 2,479
Long Beach MS City   SmartCode 2011 Jun-11 6,464 15,404
Los Angeles LA City   Other FBC        
Louisiana Land Use Toolkit LA State Model Code FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Lowell MA City Older mill redevelopment district Transect-based 2006 Apr-06 9,280 103,229
Macon: Beall's Hill GA Neighborhood Beall's Hill. Charter Award Winner. Other FBC     8,256 26,174
Madison WI Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Malta: Downtown Malta Form-Based Code NY Neighborhood Ex-urban town center Other FBC 2013 Feb-13    
Manchester CT Neighborhood Broad Street Redevlopment Area: Older strip commercial center and Urban Renewal District Other FBC        
Manheim Township, Lancaster County PA City Incentivizes Redevelopment Strategies. Transect-based 2011 Dec-11    
Mansfield CT Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Manvel TX City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Margate FL City   SC & FBC Discussion 2007 Jul-07 5,638 53,284
Marquette MI Neighborhood Mandatory for Downtown Waterfront (2004); South Marquette Waterfront District (2012) Other FBC 2004 Oct-04   65,492
Marquette MI Neighborhood Third Street Sustainable Corridor Plan Transect-based        
Martin County FL Region   Other FBC        
McClellan AL Neighborhood   SmartCode        
McDonough Downtown Code GA Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown SmartCode     8,256 22,084
McKinney - Regional Employment Center Overlay District TX Neighborhood Mandatory for REC & Craig Ranch (DPZ / Gateway plan). APA TX Best Planning. Other FBC 2003 Mar-03 4,500 75,000
Mecca Saudi Arabia City Masterplan and SmartCode for a new sustainable community in Makkah (Mecca). SmartCode 2013 May-13    
Mechanicsville VA Neighborhood Applies to the Memorial Regional Medical Center neighborhood SmartCode        
Mecklenburg VA Neighborhood Mandatory for "urban development areas." Other FBC        
Media Borough, Delaware County PA Neighborhood Focus on Building Positioning and Parking Positioning. Identified Streetscape Enhancement standards. Transect-based 2007 Jul-07    
Memphis Medical Overlay District TN Neighborhood Medical Overlay District incorporate form elements Other FBC 2003 Jan-03    
Memphis Unified Development Code TN City UDC incorporates form elements as overlay frontages.  Other FBC 2010 Aug-10 501,760 669,651
Meriam Park, in Chico CA Neighborhood Mandatory for Meriam Park Other FBC 2007 Apr-07 270  
Mesa AZ City Downtown. Also Mesa Proving Grounds project (now known as Eastmark) in the far eastern portion of Mesa uses and earlier FBC. Other FBC 2012 Jun-12 3,200 463,552
Mesquite: City Wide FB UDC TX City City Wide Form-Based Unified Development Code 2009. Gus Thomasson Corridor Revitalization Code. SmartCode 2009 Dec-09 - -
Mesquite: Kaufman-Interstate 20 District Greenfield Territory Code TX Neighborhood Mandatory for Greenfield territory in Kaufman-Interstate 20 District SmartCode 2008 Sep-08 1,408 -
Mesquite: Regional SmartCode TX Region Regional Sector Plan for 20 square miles of Greenfield territory and extraterritorial jurisdiction. SmartCode 2008 Aug-08 12,800 137,539
Mesquite: Truman Heights Neighborhood District TX Neighborhood Mandatory for Truman Heights Neighborhood District SmartCode 2007 Nov-07 - -
Miami Gardens FL City   Transect-based 2010 Jun-10 12,800 108,862
Miami21 FL City Mandatory citywide SmartCode 2009 Oct-09 22,400 424,662
Michigan City IN Neighborhood North End SmartCode 2007 Dec-07 607 33,000
Michigan Guidebook to Livability: Form-Based Codes in 7-Steps MI State   FB Guidelines 2010 Jan-10  n/a   n/a 
Midlothian VA Neighborhood Applies to the St. Francis Medical Center neighborhood SmartCode        
Milton GA Neighborhood Implements the Crabapple Visioning Study, created by Lew Oliver Wholetown Solutions. SmartCode 2012 Jul-12    
Miramar FL City   SC & FBC Discussion     440  
Mission Road Main Street Innovation Project Alberta Neighborhood Mission Road Neighbourhood SmartCode     160  
Mission: West Gateway Form Based Code KS Neighborhood West Gateway Other FBC 2003 Oct-03 120 9,765
Mississauga Ontario City   Other FBC        
Mississippi SmartCode Template MS State optional state-wide template SmartCode 2005 Oct-05    
MITOD Action Guide US Nation an online tool designed to help local jurisdictions and planners develop strategies to create mixed income transit oriented development around planned transit stations FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Mobile: Spring Hill Form Based Code AL Neighborhood Applies to commercial areas of the Village of Spring Hill Transect-based 2008 Aug-08 200  
Monroe GA City   SmartCode     6,656 13,234
Montclair CA City Vacant lots, strip malls, and other marginal land uses located between mall and transit center Transect-based 2006 May-06 100 36,530
Montgomery County MD Region   Other FBC        
Montgomery Downtown Plan AL Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown May '07; mandatory for West Fairview 2010; mandatory for Cloverdale 2011 SmartCode 2007 May-07   -
Montgomery: Optional SmartCode Overlay AL City Optional overlay SmartCode 2006 Jan-06 730 201,998
Montpelier VT City   SmartCode     40  
Moss Point MS City   SmartCode 2007 Jan-07 17,152 17,653
Mount Holly NJ Neighborhood Downtown & sourrounding neighborhoods Other FBC     4,000 10,728
Mountain View Design Guidelines Rowhouse and Multi-Family Design Guidelines CA City Mountain View and Multi-Family Other FBC 2005 Apr-05   71,348
Mt. Pleasant SC Neighborhood Applies to I'On Transect-based        
Naples: Fifth Avenue South Overlay FL Neighborhood   Transect-based        
Naranja Urban Center, Miami-Dade County FL Neighborhood   Other FBC 1999 Sep-99   4,034
Narberth PA City Intended to be for the whole municipality, the "Narberth Borough." The Montgomery County Planning Commission is writing the draft in 2012. SmartCode     317 4,309
Nashville Downtown Code TN Neighborhood Downtown Other FBC 2006 Feb-06 - -
Nashville Urban Zoning Overlay TN City Urban Zoning Overlay (UZO) district applies to development primarily before WWII. Other FBC 2002 Oct-02 322,560 596,462
National City Downtown Specific Form-Based Guidelines CA Neighborhood Downtown. Street-type based. Helen Putnam Award Honorable Mention, League of California Cities for Most Effective Advocacy Other FBC 2005 Feb-05    
New Castle Co.: Hamlet & Village Design DE Region Optional overlay (Division 40.25.100, Hamlet and Village Design) SmartCode 2009 Oct-09 315,846 538,479
New Jersey DOT Municipal Form-Based Code Initiative NJ State   Other FBC        
New Orleans LA City Too much FAR, too little form. Code under review. Other FBC        
New Westminster British Columbia City   Other FBC 1998 Jun-98   60,000
Newark Downtown Code OH Neighborhood Downtown SC & FBC Discussion 1999 Jul-99   278,154
Newport VT City Mandatory for sites over 40,000 SF or with buildings over 30,000 SF.  Other FBC 2010 Jul-10 4,864 5,125
Normal IL City   Other FBC 2001 Jul-01 8,704 52,497
North Central Texas TX Region   FB Guidelines 1999 Jul-99  n/a   n/a 
North Charleston Comp Plan SC Region   Transect-based 2008 Jul-08 49,024 97,471
North Lauderdale FL City   SmartCode     2,483 41,023
North Richland Hills: Transit Oriented Mixed Use Development Code TX City   Other FBC 2009 Aug-09 200 8,214
Northampton MA City New village center on major arterial Other FBC     3,000 28,379
Oak Park IL Neighborhood Roosevelt Road corridor with FBCs jointly by City of Berwyn (Feb 2010), Town of Cicero (Oct 2010), and the Village of Oak Park Other FBC 2009 Nov-09    
Oak Ridge: Rarity Ridge Form Based Code TN City Initially for Rarity Ridge when adopted in 2001; now available for application throughout the city Other FBC 2001 Dec-01 1,200 27,677
Ocean Springs MS City Two waterfront areas: Plummer’s Point and  Ocean Springs SmartCode 2008 Jul-08 6,419 17,149
Omaha Downtown Core & Streetcar Corridor Design Standards NE Neighborhood Downtown Core and Streetcar Corridor Other FBC 2010 Jul-10 1,408 -
Omaha Urban Design Standards NE City Urban Design standards include a blend of form and use based code regulating development from downtown to very suburban greenfields. Other FBC 2007 Aug-07 79,769 408,958
Omaha: Optional SmartCode Overlay NE Neighborhood optional (Leytham only) SmartCode 2008 Dec-08 160 1
Onondaga County NY Region Regional plan with 8 pilot projects Transect-based 2001 Dec-01 512,000 458,336
Orlando: Baldwin Park Form Based Code FL Neighborhood Baldwin Park Transect-based 2001 Jul-01 1,100 10,000
Orlando: Parramore Heritage District, FL FL Neighborhood “African Quarter” Transect-based 1994 Jul-94 900 4,190
Orlando: Traditional City FL City   Transect-based 2010 Apr-10 51,200 238,300
Osceola County FL Region   SmartCode     846,016 244,045
Overland Park KS City   Other FBC 2010 Oct-10 47,897 176,185
Oviedo FL City   Other FBC        
Owensboro: Downtown Form-Based Code Overlay KY Neighborhood   Other FBC       56,000
Palo Alto Context-Based Design Code CA City Context-Based Design Code: Mixed-use and Pedestrian and Transit Oriented Overlay Zones Other FBC     15,285 64,403
Panama City Beach FL Neighborhood Front Beach Other FBC        
Park City UT City   Other FBC     11,242 7,558
Parkland FL City   SmartCode     6,528 23,962
Parkville MO City   Other FBC 2008   4,800 4,059
Pascagoula MS City   SmartCode     9,800 23,500
Pass Christian MS Region Mandatory citywide SmartCode; regional and neighborhood scales; has TDR SmartCode 2007 Apr-07 5,400 6,500
Penn Township, Lancaster County PA City Mandatory for the township. Transect-based 2011 Jun-11 18,816 7,312
Peoria: Heart of Peoria Form Based Code IL Neighborhood Implements Heart of Peoria Plan by DPZ Other FBC 2003 Jun-03 8,000 114,114
Petaluma: Central Petaluma SmartCode CA Neighborhood Mandatory for 400 acres in Central Petaluma SmartCode 2003 Jul-03 8,800 54,660
Petoskey MI Neighborhood B2- Central Business District standards. Other FBC        
Phoenix: Downtown Phoenix Urban Form Project AZ Neighborhood The Downtown Phoenix Urban Form Project implements the Downtown Strategic Vision Other FBC 2010 Feb-10 1,500 39,584
Phoenix: Reinvent Phoenix AZ Neighborhood Will apply to TODs          
Pike Road AL City Original 2005 FBC by PlaceMakers was mandatory for Sectors O-1, G-3, G-4; has since been materially modified by others. SmartCode 2005 Aug-05 20,224 5,406
Pittsfield Smart Growth Overlay District MA City Smart Growth Overlay District. Other FBC 2004 Sep-04 26,048 44,737
Pittsvield Township MI Neighborhood Ann Arbor-Saline northeast corridor near I-94; Ellsworth and State; State and Textile, US-12 and M-23 interchange; Carpenter from Ellsworth to Washtenaw and M-23 interchange, and Washtenaw from Golfside to Carpenter. Other FBC        
Placentia CA City   Other FBC     112 51,932
Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 United Arab Emirates Region   Other FBC 2007 Sep-07 16,640 1,463,491
Plano TX Neighborhood Applies to Legacy Town Center Transect-based        
Plantation FL City   SmartCode     84,955 13,913
Portales Downtown Code NM Neighborhood Downtown form-based code Other FBC 2004 Apr-04   12,215
Portland OR City City centers along tranist corridors, Mixed-Use Projects, Pedestrian Districts Other FBC 2005 Jun-05 1,600 408,643
Portland ME Neighborhood India Street neighborhood SC & FBC Discussion        
Portsmouth NH Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown Other FBC        
Portsmouth: Destination Portsmouth Form Based Code VA Neighborhood Form-Based Code implements Downtown Master Plan and Waterfront Strategy Transect-based 2010 Apr-10 360 100,577
Post Falls ID City Mandatory for all newly annexed property and property within the defined city center.  Floating zone for the rest of the community. SmartCode 2010 Jul-10 8,960 27,574
Poughkeepsie NY City Poughkeepsie accepted FBC RFPs in June 2008, to complete a draft FBC started in 2006. Other FBC     3,264 32,736
Poundbury England City   Transect-based        
Prescott AZ City   SC & FBC Discussion 2010 Jul-10 25,676 39,843
Prince George's MD Region Mixed use form-based districts for use as part of sector planning process. Other FBC 2006 Feb-06 310,675 828,770
Puerto Ayora Equador City Mandatory for city, 182.37 hectares of existing city, plus 71.1 hectares of el Mirador addition SmartCode     626 15,000
Puerto Velasco Ibarra,  Galapagos Islands Equador Neighborhood Mandatory for village SmartCode     88 154
Puerto Villamil, Galapagos Islands Equador City Mandatory for town SmartCode     311 1,800
Raleigh Arena Area Master Plan & Code NC Neighborhood   Other FBC     2,560  
Ramona CA City   SmartCode     9,792 16,527
Ranson Renewed WV City Mandatory for downtown, incentivized elsewhere SmartCode 2012 Apr-12 6,700 5,453
Redwood City Downtown Precise Plan CA Neighborhood Redwood Downtown Precise Plan Area Other FBC 2011 Jan-11 22,144 74,060
Research Park: CORE General Development Guidelines NC Neighborhood   FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Revelstoke British Columbia City   SmartCode     7,616 7,230
Richmond: 23rd Street Corridor CA Neighborhood 23rd Street Corridor Other FBC     1,000 102,186
Richmond: Manchester Form Based Code VA Neighborhood Manchester only; implementing a portion of Downtown Plan Other FBC     40,000 204,451
Richmond: St. Mary's VA Neighborhood Applies to the St. Mary's Hospital neighborhood SmartCode        
Ridgeland SmartCode SC City Mandatory for town SmartCode 2010 Mar-10 1,408 2,518
Riverside  Co: March LifeCare Campus CA Neighborhood   Other FBC 2009 Dec-09 246 12,000
Roanoke: Downtown Roanoke Form Based Code TX Neighborhood Downtown form-based code - Oak St; Chapter 12, Article III, Division 15 Other FBC        
Rockland ME Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Rocky View Alberta Region County of Rocky View Hamlet Districts (Transect-Based FBC Under Development) SmartCode 2011 Jan-11 960,106 36,461
Rosemary Beach FL City   Transect-based 1995 Dec-95 107  
Roswell: Groveway Zoning Form Based Code GA Neighborhood Mandatory for Groveway Zoning Form Based Code  Other FBC 2012 Apr-12    
Round Rock TX City Once the City Council approves the Downtown Plan, will begin work on the FBC SC & FBC Discussion     21,952 86,902
Rowlett TX City Mandatory for 4 priority areas and optional for rest of City. Other FBC 2012 Nov-12 12,800 74,060
Sacremento: SACOG Form-Based Codes Handbook CA Region   FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Saint Albert Alberta City Applies to newly annexed lands Other FBC     133  
Saint Louis: Central West End | Midtown: Sustainable Development Form-Based Code MO Neighborhood Applies to Central West End and Midtown bounded by:  Lindell, Forest Park Avenue, Vandeventer and Kingshighway Transect-based        
Saline MI Neighborhood Downtown Other FBC 2012      
San Antonio: City South TX Neighborhood Mandatory for City South SmartCode 2005 Dec-05 56,320 32,253
San Carlos CA City   SC & FBC Discussion 2000 Dec-00 3,546 28,406
San Diego: SANDAG Smart Growth Concept Plan: Regional Comp Plan CA Region Place Types: Metropolitan Center to Rural Center Transect-based 2008 Jul-08 2,345,289 3,001,072
San Marcos University Plan CA Neighborhood Street Types. Client: City of San Marcos, California, Mr. Paul Malone, City Manager Other FBC 2009 Nov-09   9,702
San Marcos: Creekside Town Center Downtown Specific Plan CA Neighborhood Downtown. Place Types: Core, Centers, Districts, Edge. 2008 San Diego APA - Outstanding Planning Award, Planning Project Award of Merit Transect-based 2007 Aug-07 200  
San Marcos: Downtown San Marcos TX Neighborhood Implements the Downtown San Marcos Master Plan SmartCode 2011 Apr-11    
San Pablo: Development Code for the Mixed-Use Center South CA Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Santa Ana CA City The Transit Zoning Code, Specific Development No. 84, See Chapter 41, Article XIX. Other FBC 2010 May-10 450 169,565
Santa Clarita: The North Newhall Form Based Code CA Neighborhood North Newhall Specific Plan links Downtown and Placerita Canyon by small-scale, mixed-use, transit-oriented neighborhood center and adjacent residential neighborhood Transect-based     213 195,761
Santa Fe: Barrio Capital de Analco NM Neighborhood            
Santa Paula: East Area 1 Specific Plan CA Neighborhood   Other FBC 2008 Dec-08 501  
Santa Rosa, Galapagos Islands Equador Region Mandatory for rural village plus the code will regulate the whole highlands SmartCode     28,275 100
Sarasota FL Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown & surrounding neighborhoods SmartCode 2004 Jun-04   52,942
Sarasota County Form Based Code FL Region Proposals for mixed-use development in unincorporated Sarasota Co. eligible for rezoning to PMI zoning district if  incorporate principles of traditional neighborhood design. Transect-based 2007 Aug-07 464,115 379,488
Saratoga Springs NY Neighborhood Applies to three form-based districts in urban center; (Chapter 240, Zoning Ordinance of the City of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 2005; updated 2012) Transect-based 2003 Dec-03    
Saucier MS City   SmartCode     4,480 1,342
Savannah GA Neighborhood Thomas Square Streetcar Historic District Other FBC 2004 Jan-04    
Scott LA City   SmartCode     5,696 7,870
Scottish Sustainable Communities Initiative Scotland Nation National Code SmartCode 2008 Jun-08 19,460,000 5,062,011
Seabrook NH City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Sealy Form-Based Code TX City   SC & FBC Discussion        
Seaside Form Based Code FL City The first form-based code Transect-based 1981 Jul-81 80 2,000
Sedona AZ City Consultant selected May 2009 SmartCode        
Shelburne VT Neighborhood Mandatory for Harrington Village Other FBC        
Simsbury Center Code CT Neighborhood Form-based code for a traditional New England town center Other FBC 2011 Jan-11   23,234
Simsbury Hartford Code CT Neighborhood Governs the Hartford Insurance properties Other FBC        
Sonoma CA City   Other FBC 2001 Jan-01 1,696 10,008
Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park CA Neighborhood Planned development SmartCode 2010 Jul-10 200  
South Abaco Bahamas Region Schooner Bay SmartCode 2010 Feb-10 220  
South Boston VA Neighborhood   Other FBC        
South Burlington VT Neighborhood Applies to City Center / Williston Road; RFP issued Aug 2012          
South Fork CO Neighborhood Mandatory for Town Center SmartCode 2009 Jun-09 180 3,000
South Padre Island TX Neighborhood 6-mile commercial corridor along Padre Boulevard, including the island's Entertainment District between the Boulevard and the Laguna Madre Other FBC 2011 Sep-11    
South Weymouth Naval Air Station MA Region Three towns approved a zoning overlay district to support the master plan for this former naval air station. Other FBC 2011     54,289
Spartanburg SC Neighborhood Mandatory for Downtown SmartCode 2011 Feb-11    
Spokane Valley Subarea Plan and Form-based Code WA Neighborhood   Transect-based 2009 Jun-09   90,210
Spotsylvania County VA Region Mandatory for "urban development areas." Transect-based     256,640 122,397
Springfield Township, Delaware County PA Neighborhood Focus on Baltimore Pike Corridor. Established “Green Boulevard” requirements/standards. Transect-based 2010 Mar-10    
Springville UT Neighborhood Westfields Village Center SmartCode        
St. Bernard Parish LA City   SmartCode     297,600 35,897
St. Charles MO Neighborhood optional (New Town only) SmartCode 2003 Jun-03   63,009
St. Leonard Town Center Master Plan MD Neighborhood   Other FBC     335 700
St. Lucie: Towns, Villages, and Countryside Plan FL Region Implements "Towns, Villages, and Countryside" (TVC) master plan prepared for St. Lucie County by the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council. Transect-based 2006 May-06 49,087 155,000
St. Paul MN Neighborhood Capitol Area Zoning Rules regulate the state buildings and lands as well as several blocks of private development and neighborhoods. Other FBC     120  
St. Petersburg: Corridor Commercial Traditional District Regulations FL Neighborhood Corridor Commercial Traditional District Regulations Other FBC 2007 Aug-07 38,144 248,098
Stafford County VA Region Mandatory for “urban development areas.” McGuireWoods drafted a FBC for Stafford County. The Code Studio is an additional planning area. Transect-based     172,800 128,961
Standish ME Neighborhood Mandatory. Street Frontage Types have two primary goals: create maximum connectivity in the area and emphasize the public realm as the the defining element of each neighborhood type. The street standards and related adjacent form standards define the neighborhoods. This approach has already lead to close to a million dollars from MDOT to install the public realm infrastructure. Other FBC 2011 Jun-11 2,000 10,000
Starkville MS Neighborhood Downtown and corridors to Mississippi State University SmartCode 2012 Jan-12 400 2,400
Steamboat 700 CO City Steamboat 700 Transect-based     700 9,592
Stratham: The Gateway Commercial Business District NH Neighborhood Optional overlay aimed at 1970's strip centers to transform to village character. Rockyham Planning Commission & Gateway Committee. Other FBC       7,287
Stuart FL City DPZ FBC was a 2-page code from the 1980s, which won the Governor's Urban Design Award in 1990. Civic Design Associates and others rewrote the code. Current code is not form-based. Transect-based     4,032 15,964
Sylvan Lake: Architectural Pattern Book & Form Based Urban Code Alberta City Sylvan has adopted an Architectural Pattern Book & Form Based Urban Code for waterfront district revitalization, which is approved and implemented. Other FBC 2006 2006 412 8,478
Tahoe: Lake Tahoe Regional Form-Based Code NV Region Regional template SmartCode        
Tamarac FL City   SmartCode 2005 Jul-05 7,289 60,427
Tampa FL Neighborhood Greater Seminole Heights Planning Area; 40th Street; Tampa Heights Other FBC     3,031 22,026
Taos NM City Mandatory for Chemisa Verde SmartCode 2009 Mar-09 137 4,701
Tarpon Springs FL Neighborhood Mandatory for Community Redevelopment Area and the Sponge Docks tourist area SmartCode 2011 Mar-11 250 5,460
Tempe AZ Neighborhood Optional overlay Other FBC 2005 2005 4,000 100,000
The Codes Project AZ Global An anthology of codes FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Thurston Co.: Joint Base Lewis-McChord WA Region   SC & FBC Discussion        
Tinley Park IL City Mandatory for the downtown corridor of the village Transect-based 2011 Jul-11    
Tiverton RI Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Tomas de Berlanga, Galapagos Islands Equador Region Mandatory for hamlet, plus code regulates the whole highlands SmartCode     12,877 200
Topsham ME Neighborhood   Transect-based 2012      
Traditional Neighborhoods FL State   FB Guidelines      n/a   n/a 
Transit Center Zoning District TX Neighborhood Article XX. (TC) Transit Center District Regulations Other FBC 2005 Apr-05   120,150
Troy MI Neighborhood Big beaver District, Maple Road District and Neighborhood Node Districts, which include 21 nodes located at specified intersections throughout the City   2011 Apr-11    
Tulsa: Pearl District Form Based Code OK Neighborhood Pearl District is a pilot form-based code to test for wider application within the city. Other FBC 2011 Mar-11 300  
Tuscaloosa AL Neighborhood Mandatory in the April 2011 Tornado Recovery Zone. Mixed-use adopted Jan 2012; still working on residential. Other FBC 2012 Jan-12    
Tuscaloosa AL Neighborhood Downtown SmartCode        
Tuxedo Reserve NY City   SmartCode     1,266  
Ukiah Downtown CA Neighborhood   SmartCode     100 2,000
University Place CA Neighborhood   Other FBC 2009 Nov-09    
Venice: Envision Venice FL City Envision Venice Other FBC 2005 Aug-05 6,144 21,015
Ventura CA City   SmartCode     13,859 106,433
Veridea in the Town of Apex NC Neighborhood SmartCode mandatory for Veridea SmartCode     1,000  
Virginia Beach Oceanfront Form Code VA Neighborhood Implements and refines adopted Sasaki Resort Area Plan. Includes 3.5 miles of oceanfront hotels and related area. Other FBC 2012 Jul-12   433,746
Waveland MS City   SmartCode 2005 2005 4,352 7,000
Waynesville NC City Mandatory for entire community Other FBC 2008 Jul-08 4,992 9,623
Wendell NC City UDO mandatory for entire community Transect-based 2010 Jul-10 22,400 5,423
West Evanston: Zoning Overlay for Redevelopment Areas IL Neighborhood Applicable within and around the West Evanston TIF area Other FBC 2009 Jun-09 4,992 74,239
West Feliciana Parish LA City Customization of the Louisiana Land Use Toolkit Other FBC     259,840 15,111
West Palm: Downtown West Palm Beach Urban Code FL Neighborhood   Transect-based 2009 Dec-09 700  
West Park FL City   SmartCode     1,344 14,156
Western Greater Yellowstone Consortium ID Region HUD grant enables FBC to apply to Teton County, and the cities of Driggs and Victor. Other FBC        
Wilmington: Tri-Town Development Area Form-Based Code MA Neighborhood   Other FBC     700 21,679
Wilton Manors FL Neighborhood Applies to core Other FBC 2012 Jun-12 150  
Windham ME Neighborhood   Other FBC        
Windsor FL City   Transect-based        
Windsor Ontario City   Other FBC     36,302 210,891
Windwalk/Okotoks Alberta Neighborhood Development Specific SmartCode SmartCode 2010 Nov-10 145  
Winter Park FL Neighborhood Applies to Hannibal Square Transect-based        
Winter Park FL Neighborhood   SmartCode        
Winter Springs Town Center District FL Neighborhood Mandatory for Winter Springs Town Center District. “Street-based code” where building standards are tied to street types. Other FBC 1996 May-96  n/a   n/a 
Winter Springs Town Center District FL Neighborhood Mandatory for Winter Springs Town Center District Transect-based 2012 Mar-12 200 32,667
Winters Form Based Code for Downtown CA Neighborhood   Other FBC 2010 Sep-10 1,760 7,011
Wisconsin's Traditional Neighborhood Development Ordinance WI State Response to the WI Smart Growth law to create mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods which enhance the sense of place and community. FB Guidelines 2001 Jul-01  n/a   n/a 
Woodford KY City   Other FBC 2007 Jan-07 192 24,526
Woodstock SmartCode GA City Mandatory for downtown and Ridgewalk SmartCode 2012 Sep-12 5,632 23,896
Woodstock: Downtown Woodstock Form Based Code GA Neighborhood Mandatory for downtown Other FBC 2005 2005 136 2,600
Wyandong Rising - Babylon NY Neighborhood brownfield revitalization Transect-based 2011 Nov-11    
Yarmouth ME Neighborhood Mandatory for the Route 1 corridor Transect-based        
Codes Study by Hazel Borys and Emily Talen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. 
Codes Study Summary
Scale        Acres   Population 
Neighborhood 566,824 6,155,310
City 4,816,129 15,521,822
Region 14,220,289 14,261,767
State Note, not counted because guidelines. - -
Nation 19,460,000 6,462,011
Total 39,063,242 42,400,910
Type of Code      Codes   Acres   Population 
Smart Code Adopted 1 86 26,775,359 12,077,505
Smart Code in Process 1 59 3,450,559 5,276,728
Transect FBCs 1 105 4,588,804 8,911,600
Other FBCs 1 206 4,179,070 15,472,460
SC & FBC Discussion 1 24 69,451 662,617
FB Guides Note, not counted because guidelines. 14 - -
Total 494 39,063,242 42,400,910