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A Change in Form or Function? Using Smart Growth Criteria to Evaluate Alternative Zoning Methods in an Existing Neighbourhood
Smart Growth criteria developed by the APA is used to evaluate three methods of zoning. Zoning models were developed as they would relate to an existing neighbourhood in order to limit bias. The zoning methods considered ...
Evaluating Ontario Wind Turbine Decommissioning Plans
The use of wind power has become an increasingly attractive energy source as concerns over climate change and non-renewable energy intensify. This report focuses on the largest segment of wind turbine development in Ontario, ...
Mixing in Mid-Rise: An Analysis of the Key Factors in the Redevelopment of Vancouver's Neighbourhood Shopping Streets
The challenge of housing a growing population on limited land has forced the City of Vancouver to densify its low-rise residential neighbourhoods outside the downtown. One strategy involves encouraging the development of ...
Cracking the Code of Small Downtowns
From a case study of three communities and four study areas, the research investigates and evaluates four types of planning controls including a traditional zoning by-law (Township of Cramahe, ON), a hybrid form-based ...
‘It’s Only Water - Triple Bottom Line Analysis for Planners and Policy Makers about Direct Potable Reuse in Canada.’
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This report provides an analysis of the existing literature about direct potable reuse of water in developed countries: mainly the United States, Australia and Canada. Rudimentary indirect ...
A study to examine the boundary expansions of Kingston from a legal and land perspective, with emphasis on the 1998 Amalgamation
This is a study that traces the development of the present-day City of Kingston from its historical beginnings to its last Boundary Expansion in 1998. The growth of the City of Kingston is documented in terms of eleven ...