A General Code Publication | Winter 2017 Issue
New Website – Coming Soon!
As we begin a new year, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be unveiling a new look and feel to the General Code website!

The updated, redesigned website is part of our continued commitment to always provide our customers and other visitors with valuable information, and easy access to it.

We’re confident you’ll find the new website helpful and useful. So stay tuned in the coming days to www.GeneralCode.com and let us know what you think!

Trending Legislative Topics

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This past year has seen a continuing trend for states to restrict or even override local ordinances, but that hasn’t kept municipalities from tackling a number of topics important to their communities:
General Code clients: Have you adopted new legislation or updated your ordinances recently? Be sure to submit your latest updates to us at [email protected]. Questions? Contact us toll-free at 800.836.8834.

Form-Based Codes: Envisioning A New Future
The Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI) has found that the number of U.S. communities adopting form-based codes (FBCs) is rapidly accelerating. FBCs guide land use development anywhere from street level to neighborhoods or even whole city design.

To help communities understand form-based design and process, the FBCI recommends a publication by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning:

Does your community have a form-based code, or are you currently developing one? General Code’s innovative integration delivers a smarter Code experience without sacrificing the design of your form-based or other graphically rich zoning code. Visit eCodeforPlanners.com or send an email to [email protected] to learn more!

Social Media for Local Government
Many in local government are still finding their way when it comes to integrating social media with traditional communication strategies. The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) offers some examples to help make your own efforts more successful.

Read What Makes Some Local Governments So Successful at Social Media for practical and innovative ideas.

eCode360®: New Users
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Don’t have ecode360 yet? See it in action! Check out some of our latest customers who are giving citizens online access to their municipal codes:


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