Have you ever bought furniture from IKEA? It’s actually furniture in a box. They sell wood pieces and connectors neatly packed in a box or two, and you put everything together. When you open the box, the first thing you look for is the instruction […]
In many respects, Nick is like most people who buy property. He searched high and low to find a house that he and his family liked, asked questions, negotiated a sales price, and moved in.
Sometime later, he realized that his family needed more storage space. […]
Our team of community planners is always improving how ZoningHub’s DIY platform can help communities explain and communicate complex zoning regulations in a way that is accessible by anyone and understood by everyone. Sometimes, these improvements are seen in the user interface, while others are made […]
Let’s use 2016 to start deconstructing zoning and establishing a land use regulatory scheme that promotes re-population. For too long we have focused our efforts on buildings and spaces to achieve “placemaking.” You know the old adage “if you build it they will come.” Rich […]
Seattle, Washington is just one of the major metropolitan areas experiencing a housing crisis. The low inventory and lack of housing options has driven up costs for both home owners and renters, pricing many residents out of the market. “Tight rental markets make it difficult […]
2016 marks the 100th anniversary of New York City adopting its zoning code; a first in the nation. The 1916 Zoning Resolution was passed in response to the 42-story Equitable Building in Lower Manhattan, which swallowed up every available inch on the lot and towered […]
Village of East Troy, Wisconsin
ZoningHub Member Since 2014
The Village of East Troy is nestled in the fertile region of southeastern Wisconsin. Surrounded by quiet lakes and rivers, the Village incorporated in 1900 and has since blossomed into a vibrant community. At the heart of […]
In keeping with our commitment to make the interface more streamlined and intuitive, the team at ZoningHub has initiated a round of one-on-one user tests. We’re happy to report we’ve made minor and more noticeable changes to the interface based on that feedback. Most of the improvements were made to the left menu on the interactive zoning map. […]
The City of Wisconsin Rapids, population 18,000, will soon begin the 18-month process of rewriting its zoning code. The City’s ZoningHub website will be an integral part of the public participation process so that citizens can easily see how the new code may affect their property.
We’re pleased to announce that Paul Vepraskas is working with our team to improve the interactive zoning map interface and other features. As a consultant and GIS professional in the industry for 10+ years he has extensive experience working with public clients at the village, city, […]
Although all of our sites are up and running, we’re in Beta. Why aren’t we afraid to say that? Because we listen to our customers. We are constantly adding new features and improving the user experience. Municipalities reap the benefits at no additional cost. So, […]
Local officials in the Town of Eagle (Wisconsin) have invested a lot of time and energy in posting prior development applications on their site. In fact, they now have posted more than 1,100 development applications online, some of these are from three decades ago. Up until […]