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Updating Land Use and Zoning Ordinances

This substance packed topic will get you far down the path to a highly successful result.The world of land use planning and regulations is an ever-changing landscape. Your regulations require near constant attention, recent Supreme Court decisions on signs, whether it is to meet First Amendment requirements for new electronic billboards, avoid liability under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, promote affordable housing or figure out how you will regulate for the production and sale of medical marijuana. Three of the countryís leading experts in land use planning and regulation will have a lively dialogue of the latest and greatest approaches to the daunting job of rewriting your local zoning ordinance.


Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Where Do We Start? With a Plan of Course

  • The Rational Planning Model
  • The Role of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Mandatory Planning and the Consistency Doctrine

The Reconnaissance Ė How Bad Is the Current Ordinance?

  • Procedurally and Substantively
  • Looking for Illegalities and Seeking Opportunities
  • Setting the Template

The Task of Drafting

  • Public Participation
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Consensus Building

Refining and Moving Toward a Final Draft

  • When to Hold Them, and When to Fold Them
  • Building a Living Document
  • Testing the Product

Implementation

  • Meetings, Hearings, and Public Debate
  • Procedural Requirements
  • Critiquing
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This course was last revised on March 15, 2017.

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  • AICP 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the American Planning Association for 1.5 hours of CM credit for AICP members.
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Donald L. Elliott, Director, FAICP

Donald L. Elliott, Director, FAICP

Clarion Associates LLC

  • Senior consultant with Clarion Associates of Colorado, LLC, a land use consulting firm with offices in Denver, Colorado; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Chicago, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia
  • Focuses on land planning and zoning, growth management, and international land and urban development issues
  • Advised numerous local governments in Russia on land use issues, served as the Democracy and Governance Advisor to the United States Agency for International Development in Uganda for two years, and performed independent research on Indian urbanization and slum upgrading in Delhi for two years
  • Wrote, A Better Way to Zone, Island Press 2008; co-wrote, The Citizenís Guide to Planning, APA 2009; and the editor of Colorado Land Planning and Development Law
  • Past national chairman of the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association, a past president of the Colorado chapter of the American Planning Association, a past member of the Amicus Curiae Committee and the National Policy Committee of the American Planning Association, a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations, and a fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners
  • J.D. degree, Harvard Law School; masterís degree in city and regional planning, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard; B.A. degree in urban planning and policy analysis, Yale University;
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
Daniel R. Mandelker, FAICP

Daniel R. Mandelker, FAICP

Washington University

  • Stamper professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches land use law and state and local government law
  • Received the Daniel J. Curtin Lifetime Achievement Award from the Section of State and Local Government of the American Bar Association
  • Writer of treatises on Land Use Law and NEPA Law and Litigation, co-writer of law school casebooks, Planning and Control of Land Development, and State and Local Government in a Federal System, and writer of many law review articles
  • Principal consultant to the American Planning Associationís Smart Growth project that published new model legislation for land use planning and regulation, and drafted charter amendments to the New Orleans city charter that require adoption of a comprehensive plan and consistency of land use decisions with that plan
  • Consultant for a task force on local land use procedures and appeals that drafted model legislation for land use decision making that was adopted by the American Bar Associationís House of Delegates
  • Served on the board of directors of the American Planning Association and their Amicus Curiae committee
  • J.S.D. degree, Yale Law School; B.A. degree and LL.B. degree, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
Dwight H. Merriam, FAICP

Dwight H. Merriam, FAICP

Robinson & Cole LLP

  • Founded Robinson & Cole LLPís Land Use Group in 1978
  • Represents land owners, developers, governments and individuals in land use matters
  • Fellow and former president of the American Institute of Certified Planners, former director of the American Planning Association, immediate past chair of the American Bar Associationís Section of State and Local Government Law, fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Teaches Historic Preservation Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list in the area of Land Use Law since 2006 and is in the Top 100 New England Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
  • Featured speaker at many land use seminars, and presents monthly audio land use seminars for the International Municipal Lawyers Association
  • J.D. degree, Yale; Mastersí degree in regional planning, University of North Carolina; B.A. degree, cum laude, University of Massachusetts
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Product ID: 399959
Published 2017
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