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Oklahoma City Cluster Housing Regulations
Date Added: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Clustering & Cluster Development    
This ordinance is a subsection zoning ordinance regulating Planned Unit Development. Cluster zoning allows for a higher density of housing units to be developed in a given area to protect more contiguous open space in another section of the development. The overall density of housing units cannot exceed the limits for the zoning class the development sits in. .. Read More
PlanOKC Health Impact Assessment
Date Added: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Healthy Communities, Health Impact Assessments    
In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma they adopted a new comprehensive plan that was modeled after the findings of a Health Impact Assessment. They made three models of possible future growth plans for the city and identified 35 indicators that may change depending on the type of growth. When the city expands, they are prepared with strategies to implement to mitigate the community health effects of future developments. Oklahoma City created more opportunities for walking and biking, increased access to healthy produce, and improved the water quality afte.. Read More
City of Tulsa Landscape Requirements Ordinance
Date Added: Friday, April 14, 2017
Landscaping, Tree Preservation & Protection    
The purpose of this ordinance is to provide landscape requirements in order promote the beautification of the city, preserve valued trees and vegetation, stability the ecological balance, and achieve an urban forest. The requirements apply to all land in which a building permit is sought... Read More
City of Tulsa Watershed Development Regulations
Date Added: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Watershed Planning    
Tulsa has the highest CRS rating in the country and is currently at 2. Although this high rating is only partially attributed to its ordinances, its ordinances reflect very high standards. The ordinances are based on watershed development and include stormwater consideration. “The area of special flood hazard, policies and standards” provision endorses the concept of No Adverse Impact, specifically denying any development that would increase flows, flood heights, velocities that might affect other property and, in addition providing for compens.. Read More