- Director of Form-Based Coding
- Dog Breed: Malti-poo
- Bicycle: Clocc road bike
A zoning reform and planning expert at working with communities to establish and translate policy direction into clear and implementable development standards
With 34 years of experience, including 12 as a public sector planner, Tony Perez has spent the last 22 years helping communities improve their zoning codes with a focus on writing Form-Based Codes. An expert in translating policy direction into clear and implementable development standards, Tony works to enable the community’s vision by identifying and addressing barriers and writing responsive standards.
A leader in advancing the implementation of Missing Middle Housing as well as the practice of Form-Based Codes, Tony is an energetic educator and enjoys working with public sector planners across the United States.
Tony is from the California Delta town of Isleton and lives with his family in Southern California.
- Planetizen Courses
- The Top Seven Things I Teach About Form-Based Planning and Zoning
- Alphabet Soup for Zoning? No Thanks, I’ll Have It Form-Based
- Top 10 Misconceptions about Form-Based Codes, CNU Public Square
- Why I Make Form-Based Codes
- Dialing-in your zoning to fit your community, Better Cities & Towns