|John L Gann, Jr., "Mainstreaming Factory Housing," Urban Land, June, 2001, p. 18.
A small city found a way to achieve greater control of "mobile homes" with legally supportable standards.
Dave Richardson, "Just This Once, I Hope John Gann's Wrong," Barberton (OH) Herald, August 26, 1993.
An editor skeptical of planners supports Gann's regulatory proposals.
John L. Gann, Jr., "Historic Preservation on Wheels," Planning & Zoning News (Planning & Zoning Center), July, 1996, p. 4.
"Junk car" laws often bar car restoration hobbies in residential areas. One city's rules regulate restorable vehicles differently from junk.
John L. Gann, Jr., "Codes With Carrots," Signs of the Times, June, 1995, p. 86.
Problem-solving incentive provisions have worked in several cities.
John L. Gann, Jr., "It Pays to Keep an Eye on Development Regulation," CarlsonReport for Shopping Center Management, July, 1995, p. 1.
Once a development like a shopping center is built, it's not free of zoning problems. There are 7 possible problems and 4 things to do about them.
| William J. Busse, "McHenry Celebrates 150 Years With New Development Controls," Illinois Municipal Review, (Illinois Municipal League), February, 1987.
A city council working with Gann Associates carefully revamps its zoning, both tightening and relaxing its rules.
John L. Gann, Jr., "Solve Problems With Zoning Changes,"Real Estate Today (National Association of Realtors), May, 1989.
Zoning limitations that hold back overlooked properties can be overcome by seeking the right approval, knowing the property, skillful marketing, dealing with protests, and even picking the right presenter.
"Land Use Rules Should Be Simple," Chicago Tribune, March 1, 1987.
Hard-to-use codes benefit no one. They can be made simpler without becoming weaker.
John L. Gann, Jr., "VALU Zoning,"Michigan Realtor, May, 2007, p. 30.
Zoning for Value-Added Land Use (VALU) brings both private and pubic benefits if pursued by Realtors where regulations are outdated or local officials aren't fully aware of their consequences.