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Making It Through the Land Entitlement Process

Gain insights and strategies on how to successfully navigate the land use entitlement process.

This program will provide insights both for representatives of the development community and for city attorneys and county counsel. For the development side, it will provide insights and strategies to how to successfully navigate the land use entitlement process for all types of development projects, from residential to industrial to commercial. For the public sector, it will provide useful information as to the metes and bounds of governmental discretion in enforcement of local zoning authority.

Runtime: 80 minutes
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Agenda

The Zoning Prerogatives of Local Government vs. the Need for Development

  • The Source and Scope of the Police Power
  • The Balance Between Zoning and Development Needs

The Structures of Local Governance and How They Affect Land Use Entitlement

  • The Role of the Planning Staff
  • Land Use Boards and Commissions
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Political Considerations

Regulatory Controls and How to Maneuver Them

  • Subdivisions
  • Use Permits
  • Variances
  • Discretionary vs. Ministerial Permits
  • Legislative Approvals (Zone Changes, etc.)
  • Initiative and Referenda

Environmental Issues That Affect Land Use Entitlements

  • Federal Environmental Statutes
  • State Environmental Statutes
  • Local Environmental Ordinances

Vested Rights and Regulatory Takings

Litigation

  • Exhaustion of Remedies (Raise It or Waive It)
  • The Administrative Record
  • Writs of Mandamus
  • Other Litigation Considerations
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This course was last revised on September 27, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • AICP 1.25 including Law 1.25
     
  • This course has been approved by the American Planning Association for 1.3 hours of CM credit for AICP members. Additionally, this course has been approved for 1.3 hours of Law Credit.
     

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

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  • Arizona CLE 1.25
     
  • CA MCLE 1.25
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.25
     
  • IL CLE 1.25
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.6
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • NY CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.25
     
  • WA CLE 1.25
     
  • WV MCLE 1.7
     
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 does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.25
     
  • CA MCLE 1.25
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.25
     
  • IL CLE 1.25
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.6
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • NY CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.25
     
  • WA CLE 1.25
     
  • WV MCLE 1.7
     
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 does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Michael W. Shonafelt

Michael W. Shonafelt

Newmeyer & Dillion LLP

  • Partner with the law firm of Newmeyer & Dillion LLP
  • Practice covers all phases of the real property entitlement process, from preparing the permit application to achieving final approval
  • Represented both developers and local governments on complex land use issues on a nationwide basis for over 20 years
  • Successfully achieved consensus between project stakeholders and local government on complex and challenging development projects, resulting in permit approvals
  • Written and spoken extensively on the new challenges facing developers and on the persistent tension between environmental and zoning considerations and the need for development
  • J.D. degree, Loyola Law School; M.A. and B.A. degrees, California State University
  • Can be contacted at 949-854-7000 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406211
Published 2019
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