Roger Eastman

Roger E. Eastman, AICP, has over 28 years of land use planning experience with an emphasis on writing effective land development/sign codes, development review, and long-range planning. He served as Senior Planner for the City of Sedona, AZ for 15 years before joining the City of Flagstaff as Comprehensive Planning and Code Administrator. He retired from local government in 2016 to join Lisa Wise Consulting, Inc. (LWC), a California-based planning, zoning, and economics firm as Director of Development Codes and Planning. Roger has received several Arizona chapter awards for his work, including two for the comprehensive rewrite of the Flagstaff Zoning Code and was recognized by his colleagues in the Arizona chapter as the Distinguished Professional Planner of the Year in 2012. He serves as vice-chair of the FBCI Steering Committee of Smart Growth America and teaches classes on Form-Based Codes.

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Las Vegas establishes form-based coding in Nevada

The City of Las Vegas adopted one of the state's first form-based codes following two years of training and community engagement. The new code is a big step toward implementing the City’s downtown master plan.