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

    Aurora, CO
    Single Family Ordinance

    Brighton, MI
    Accessory Building Regulations

    Canton, MI
    Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Zoning Ordinance

    Clive, IA
    Clive Development Standards Manual for Commercial and Multi-Family Dwellings

    Eden Prairie, MN
    Commercial and Industrial Zoning Ordinance

    Fraser, MI
    Commercial, Office, Industrial, and PUD Ordinance

    Frisco, TX
    Zoning Ordinance - All Zoning Districts

    Homer Glen, IL
    Residential and Commercial Ordinance

    Jersey Village, TX
    Zoning Ordinance - All Zoning Districts

    Menasha, WI
    Commercial and Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance

    Mokena, IL
    Residential, Commercial, Office and Industrial Building Requirements

    Morris, IL
    Architectural Standards for Commercial and Multifamily Residential

    Naperville, IL
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance

    Novi, MI
    Town Center, Multi-Family, and Industrial Zoning Ordinance

    Orland Park, IL
    Residential Design Standards

    Polk City, IA
    Commercial and Multi-Family Architectural Standards
    Ramsey, MN
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance

    Waukee, IA
    Multi-Family and Commercial Overlay District/Zoning Ordinance

    Ypsilanti Township, MI
    Townhouse Building Requirements
Examples of overlay districts
    Carmel, IN
    U.S. Highway 31 Corridor Overlay Zone 
Examples of design guidelines 
Brighton, MI
    Town Center Design Guidelines

    Irving , TX 
    Multi-Family Zoning Ordinance

    Muskego, WI
    Multi-Family Design Manual

    Pontiac, MI
    Town Center District Design Guidelines

    Winchester, VA
    Historic District Design Guidelines

Examples of planned unit developments 
Fraser, MI
    Commercial, Office, Industrial, and PUD Ordinance