Report progress on one or more implementation actions


Encourage universal design standards in residential building codes to ensure new housing stock meets the needs of all residents

Public Prioritization


Time Frame / Progress

long term
PZC Work Program
PZC Work Program
Implementation Type: Policy

Participants & Stakeholders:
AIA Chapter, Boone County Center on Aging, Boone County, Codes Commission, Board of Realtors, Builders’ Assn., Chamber of Commerce, City Council, Developers, Disabilities Advocates/Community, Neighborhood Associations

Primary Indicator(s):
Development of incentives or reduction in barriers and code changes to support universal design

Evaluation Criteria:
Percent of new housing stock that meets universal design standards increases

Milestones/ Work Products to Date:

Supporting Documents / Resources:

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  • Implementation Type: What tool or legal instrument will accomplish the policies, strategies and actions?
  • Primary Indicator(s): What will have to change or be developed?
  • Evaluation Criteria: How to measure success? (may include short-term target, e.g. code amendment adopted, followed by long-term results such as an increase or decrease of a targeted element)

Time Frame Measurements (as defined by Columbia Imagined, p. 150):

  • Short-Term: 1-2 years Short-Term: 1-2 years
  • Medium-Term: 3-5 years Medium-Term: 3-5 years
  • Long-Term: More than 5 years Longterm more than 5 years
  • Action Complete Complete

Is the action item appropriate for the Planning and Zoning Commission’s annual work program, or will the PZC and staff need to collaborate with Community Partners?

  • PZC Work ProgramPZC Work Program
  • Community Partners Community Partners