June 2014 Joint AIA/Erie-Niagara Chapter EAC Meeting - Buffalo Green Code

  • Monday, June 23, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Crosby Hall, University at Buffalo South Campus, Buffalo, New York

Please see below linked flyer for a joint Environmental Affairs Committee Meeting with the AIA on the Buffalo Green Code.

AIA BuffGreenCode Meeting

Buffalo Green Code

Monday, June 23

5:30 – 7:30 PM


1. Overview of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
2. Question and Answer session

3. Example development projects will be described and tested under thenew UDO as well as the city’s current zoning code

For more information about the Green Code, or to download the Draft UDOand map, visit buffalogreencode.com

2 AIA HSW Learning Units Available

AIA HSW (Health-Safety-Welfare) Credits are understood to be accepted for New York State Engineering PDH credits.

RSVP ASAP to trider@trautmanassociates.com

The Erie-Niagara Chapter of NYSSPE will not be managing any reservations for this event.


A presentation and discussion of the recently released draft Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) led by John Fell and Chris Hawley of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning.

John M. Fell, AICP, Senior Planner, City of Buffalo John has been with the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning since 2004. He has managed a number of city initiatives including neighborhood plans, heritage corridor programs, brownfield studies, and, most recently, the Buffalo Green Code, a citywide land use and zoning initiative. Prior to his employment with the City of Buffalo, John worked as a consultant for AKRF, Inc. and Clark Patterson Associates where he specialized in land use planning and economic development. John earned his Master of Urban Planning (MUP) from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) and also holds a B.A. in Economics from UB.

Chris Hawley, Planner, City of Buffalo is a city planner for the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning, where he focuses primarily on the green code, a rewrite of Buffalo’s land use and zoning policies. He has previously worked for Taurus Capital Partners and Sen. Charles E. Schumer, and received his bachelor’s degree in Metropolitan Studies from New York University.

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