Books

  • A Guide to Planning for Community Character, Island Press, 2011
  • Community Character, Principles for Design and Planning, Island Press, 2010
  • Performance Zoning, Island Press, 1980

Recent Presentations

Articles

  • Comparison of Four Zoning Forms: Euclidean, Conditional, Form-Based, and Performance, Spring 2014.
  • The Sustainability Debate, APA’s Sustainable Community Planning publication, page 4-6, Summer/Fall 2013.
  • One District Zoning, Zoning Practice Feature Article, June 2011.
  • Defining and Measuring Community Character, Zoning Practice Feature Article, December 2010.
  • “Local Government Urban Planning Activities in the Galveston Bay Watershed,” Proceedings of the 2001 State of the Bay Symposium, Galveston Bay Estuary Program, February 2001.
  • “Administration of Local Air Pollution Control Programs in Florida,” 21 Fla. B. Envtl. & Land Use L. Sec. Rep. 1 (Dec. 1999).
  • Traffic Sheds, Rural Highway Capacity, and Growth Management, American Planning Association, PAS Report No. 485, March 1999.
  • Computerized Zoning: The Future Is Now, with Brian Blaesser, Land Use Law and Zoning Digest, American Planning Association, April 1996, (Vol. 48, No. 4).
  • “Appendix B: Mode Share Analysis – Land Use Influences,” in Ewing, Reid, Pedestrian and Transit-Friendly Design, FL Dept. of Trans. (March 1996).
  • Meeting Procedures and Liability Issues for Public Officials, Guide to Urban Planning in Texas Communities, 1996.
  • “Transit-Oriented Development in the Sunbelt – Get Real” with Reid Ewing, 1552 Trans. Research Record 145-52 (1996).
  • Tomorrow’s Planning Tools Today, with Marc Mylott, Z Management Ideas, Zucker Systems’ Management Info Services, July 1995 (Issue 31).
  • Stop the Insanity! Land Use Law and Zoning Digest, American Planning Association, January 1995, (Vol. 47, No. 1).
  • Too Big, Boring, or Ugly: Planning and Design Tools to Combat Monotony, the Too-big House, and Teardowns, American Planning Association, Planning Advisory Service (PAS) Report Number 528, 1995.
  • Land Use Management Techniques for Water Pollution Prevention, Houston-Galveston Area Council, 1994.
  • Regulatory Effectiveness Studies for the Armand Bayou and Christmas Bay Coastal Preserves, Galveston Bay National Estuary Program, 1991.
  • Pipe Dreams, Planning, American Planning Association, June 1989.
  • Performance Zoning for Sensitive Land in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, Urban Land, August 1988.
  • New Standards for Nonresidential Uses, American Planning Association, PAS Report No. 405, 1987.
  • Why Consider Fishing in Urban-Suburban Planning, Urban Fishing—Symposium Proceedings, The American Fisheries Society, 1984.
  • Performance Guaranties, Land Use Law and Zoning Digest, Feb. 1983, Vol. 35, No. 2.
  • Developers and Performance Zoning, Urban Land, Jan. 1982, (Vol. 41, No. 1).
  • Designer’s Notebook, NatureScape, Sep. and Nov. 1981, Jan. and May 1982.
  • Performance Zoning, Lane Kendig, et al. Planners Press, Chicago, IL, 1980.
  • Carrying Capacity as a Planning Tool, Urban Land, December 1977.
  • Performance Zoning – An Alternative to Euclidian Zoning, Planning 1977.
  • TDR – a Pragmatist’s View, The Urban Lawyer, 1977, (Vol. 9 No. 3).
  • Performance Zoning, Bucks County Planning Commission, 1973. Revised and reprinted, 1976.