Masonry Planning Policy Examples

Communities employ a number of distinct planning policies to mandate or encourage the use of clay brick and masonry on commercial and residential structures. The policies presented on this website have been selected to provide a representation of the various methods that communities use.

Zoning ordinances and design guidelines can be lengthy. The sections and articles presented here are those that mandate the use of clay brick and masonry.

Web addresses for each city represented are included to provide easy access to additional information.

Communities with Planning Policies

Examples of building codes and zoning ordinances
    
Auburn Hills, MI
    Architectural Design Policy
    www.auburnhills.org

    Aurora, CO
    Single Family Ordinance
    www.ci.aurora.co.us

    Brighton, MI
    Accessory Building Regulations
    www.brightoncity.org

    Canton, MI
    Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Zoning Ordinance
    www.canton-mi.org

    Clive, IA
    Clive Development Standards Manual for Commercial and Multi-Family Dwellings
    www.ci.clive.ia.us

    Eden Prairie, MN
    Commercial and Industrial Zoning Ordinance
    www.edenprairie.org/v1/live

    Fraser, MI
    Commercial, Office, Industrial, and PUD Ordinance
    www.fraser.govoffice.com

    Frisco, TX
    Zoning Ordinance - All Zoning Districts
    www.ci.frisco.tx.us

    Homer Glen, IL
    Residential and Commercial Ordinance
    www.homerglen.org

    Jersey Village, TX
    Zoning Ordinance - All Zoning Districts 
    www.jersey-village.com

    Menasha, WI
    Commercial and Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance
    www.cityofmenasha-wi.gov

    Mokena, IL
    Residential, Commercial, Office and Industrial Building Requirements
    www.mokena.org

    Morris, IL
    Architectural Standards for Commercial and Multifamily Residential
    www.city.mornet.org/

    Naperville, IL
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance
    www.naperville.il.us

    Novi, MI
    Town Center, Multi-Family, and Industrial Zoning Ordinance
    www.ci.novi.mi.us

    Orland Park, IL
    Residential Design Standards
    www.orland-park.il.us

    Polk City, IA
    Commercial and Multi-Family Architectural Standards
    www.polkcity.com
    
    Ramsey, MN
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance
    www.ci.ramsey.mn.us

    Waukee, IA
    Multi-Family and Commercial Overlay District/Zoning Ordinance
    www.waukee.org

    Ypsilanti Township, MI
    Townhouse Building Requirements
    www.ypsilanti.org
 
Examples of overlay districts
    Carmel, IN
    U.S. Highway 31 Corridor Overlay Zone
    www.ci.carmel.in.us 
 
Examples of design guidelines 
    
Brighton, MI
    Town Center Design Guidelines
    www.brightoncity.org

    Irving , TX 
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance
    www.irvingtexas.com

    Muskego, WI
    Multi-Family Design Manual 
    www.ci.muskego.wi.us

    Pontiac, MI
    Town Center District Design Guidelines
    www.pontiac.mi.us

    Winchester, VA
    Historic District Design Guidelines
    www.ci.winchester.va.us

Examples of planned unit developments 
    
Fraser, MI
    Commercial, Office, Industrial, and PUD Ordinance
    www.fraser.govoffice.com