PUD signifies the several techniques for providing for flexible development on large parcels or, less typically, for several owners of medium sized lots to consolidate.Usually, underlying zoning stays in place.

  1. Administrative Tools
    • Can provide incentives.
    • Can encourage consolidation.


Provide flexibility in design and land-uses for large lot development.


Similar issues to Floating Zone. Specifications for eligible sites need to be specific; impacts need to be anticipated.


Provides flexibility in design and use mix (add retail to a residential development or vice versa). Can include provisions for services, open space, community facilities, designs.


Guide to Planned Unit Development

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