Unit 1: How Zoning is a Good Tool of Planning. Understand the origins and reasons for zoning as a tool of planning. Visual examples will illustrate what physical parameters are regulated by zoning. You will identify the circumstances in which the community has a right to respond to proposed development.
Thomas P. Witt, Attorney, Cozen O’Conner.
Unit 2: Zoning in Philadelphia. Gain an understanding of reasons for zoning code reform, including preserving neighborhood character and creating a clear, transparent and easily navigated process to encourage economic growth. Small group exercise will help you gain an appreciation for other points of view- an important perspective for neighborhood leaders.
Kiki Bolender, Schade and Bolender Architects, LLP.