Spencer Johnson

Spencer Johnson, CNU-A is an Associate Planner/Designer with Lisa Wise Consulting, Inc., where he focuses on long-range planning, urban and graphic design, hybrid codes, and land use economics. Spencer has worked on a wide range of high profile projects at LWC, including those with a strong New Urbanist approach. He served as Deputy Project Manager on the Las Vegas Downtown Form-Based Code, where he helped facilitate formal educational activities, drafted development standards, and documented and analyzed development patterns and conditions in the Downtown. In January 2018, Spencer earned the Congress for the New Urbanism accreditation (CNU-A) through the University of Miami School of Architecture and he currently serves as the San Luis Obispo Subsection Director of the American Planning Association (APA), California Central Coast Section.

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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.