Development Excellence For the future of North Central Texas








Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence


2011 CLIDE Awards Categories

Awards will be distributed in the following categories with emphasis on the Principles of Development Excellence. All five categories are open to all eligible entities, organizations, and individuals, including both public-and private-sector entities.

The following categories are applicable for the 2011 Awards cycle. Note: the Awards Jury reserves the right to determine the number of winners for each category.

1. New Development*

Recognizes developments that are constructed on previously undeveloped sites and that successfully exemplify many of the Principles of Development Excellence.

2. Redevelopment*

Recognizes developments that re-use and/or rebuild existing structures, and that successfully exemplify many of the Principles of Development Excellence.

3. Special Development*

Recognizes projects that exemplify only a limited number of the Principles (one or two), but which are outstanding in their promotion of those selected Principles.  Examples might include a sustainable infrastructure project, "green" building, storm water management practices such as low-impact developments (LID), energy conservation initiative, open space or trail project, or other project.

4. Raising Public Awareness

Recognizes an organization and/or individual for educating the public or raising awareness of Development Excellence-related issues. Submittals may include, but are not limited to:

  • A media outlet in the NCTCOG Region for a story or series;
  • An organization or local government for a public education campaign.

5. Public Policy and Planning

Recognizes a local government or private/public partnership for implementing a program or policy that facilitates and promotes various aspects of the Principles of Development Excellence. Submittals may include, but are not limited to:

  • Adopted policies, programs, ordinances, and guidelines (mixed use, open space, natural features protection, public space, historic preservation, design standards, incentives) that can include a public/private initiative;
  • Comprehensive, neighborhood, area or strategic plans.

*Note:

New Development, Redevelopment, or Special Development submittals may include, but are not limited to: large and small-scale projects, single or multiple buildings, residential, mixed use, commercial, transportation projects, recreational and public developments.