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A Model Ordinance for a Traditional Neighborhood Development

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This publication includes the text of the model ordinance for a traditional neighborhood development required by Section 66.1027 of the Wisconsin Statutes, part of Wisconsin's recent Asmart growth law. The publication begins with a brief overview of the principles and objectives of traditional neighborhood development. These principles and objectives should be used to guide cities and villages in the development of local ordinances for traditional neighborhood development. The ordinance text begins on page 5. In addition to the ordinance text, the publication includes a commentary on the ordinance text. This is to make the document easier to understand and guide local officials and others interested in traditional neighborhood development.