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TBB Land Use & Development Primer | 1.3: Anatomy of a Zoning Ordinance (1)

TL;DR: A lot of conversation and debate in our community centers on planning, zoning, and development regulations. But…what are these things? And why are they used? Are they good? Bad? Somewhere in between? It’s important to understand how land use planning and regulations work, what they can and can’t do, and how they can be used …

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TBB Land Use & Development Primer | 1.2: Legal Foundations of Zoning

TL;DR: A lot of conversation and debate in our community centers on planning, zoning, and development regulations. But…what are these things? And why are they used? Are they good? Bad? Somewhere in between? It’s important to understand how land use planning and regulations work, what they can and can’t do, and how they can be …

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TBB Land Use & Development Primer | 1.1: Background & History of Zoning

TL;DR: A lot of conversation and debate in our community centers on planning, zoning, and development regulations. But…what are these things? Where did they come from? And why are they used? Are they good? Bad? Somewhere in between? It’s important to understand how land use planning and regulations work, what they can and can’t do, …

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Guide: E-biking in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro

You’re interested in e-biking in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. That’s great! We see e-bikes as a key component of the future of transportation in town. As the Washington Post put it, “They increase access to cycling, offer an environmentally friendly alternative to driving and provide mental and physical health benefits.” They’re also really enjoyable …

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Chapel Hill and Carrboro: A field guide to local news and information

Over the past few years, we’ve started compiling where local political and news conversations are taking place, in addition to traditional sources like WUNC, the News and Observer, the Daily Tar Heel (which has excellent local coverage) and WRAL. Here’s a starting list for where we recommend getting high-quality news from social media and newsletters …

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