Planning Toolkit

The following resources have been compiled by BRPC to assist municipal leaders in learning more about various planning, zoning, and programs which may be appropriate for their community. Please contact staff within each of the associated program areas for additional assistance. If there’s a topic you’d like us to cover, please let us know.

Abandoned Housing Initiative
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)
Adaptive Reuse
Affordable Housing Trusts
Business Improvement Districts
Chapter 40B
Chapter 40R
Community Development Corporations
Community Land Trusts
Community Preservation Act
Community Scale Housing
District Improvement Financing
Fair Housing Act
Federal Home Loan Bank
Form Based Code
Historic Preservation Plans
Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
Housing Choice Initiative
Housing Needs Assessment
Housing Production Plan
Housing Rehabilitation Program
Inclusionary Zoning
Live Work Housing
Low Income Housing Tax Credits
Master/Comprehensive Plans
Open Space and Recreation Plans
Open Space Residential Zoning
Planned Unit Development
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
Rental Inspection Programs
Short-term Rentals
Tax Title
Tiny Houses
Transfer of Development Rights
Urban Center Housing TIF