UNA’s Offers “Land Use Law Update” Course in Daphne, AL on Sept. 11

Registration is underway for UNA’s 12th Annual Land Use Law Update in Daphne, Alabama.   The conference will be held on Friday,  September 11, 2009.  An agenda is included below.  Registration is required by September 4, so call now to reserve your space.   This course has been approved for 6.5 CLE Hours; 0.7 CEUs and recertification in UNA’s CAPZO program,  and 7.0 CM Hours (AICP).  For more information, call our registration line at 256-765-4862, Lavonne Gatlin (256-765-4787), or Wanda Dixon (256-765-4786). If you need a copy of your progress report in the CAPZO program, contact us at any of the numbers listed above.  We look forward to seeing you in Dapne! Your registration fee includes lunch, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, certificate of attendance, and course materials:  $169 per person ($159 for three or more from same organization) $179 CLE.

AGENDA
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8:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.     Enjoy a Continental Breakfast / Registration
8:25 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.      Welcome and Introductions

8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    An overview of the State Codes relating to municipal planning and regulation.  The emphasis will be upon how these codes apply to the city council, the planning commission, and board of zoning adjustment.

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    A review of the significant court opinions, Attorney General’s Opinions, and Acts of the Legislature which have been decided and enacted during the past year and their potential impact on local planning and zoning powers.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    LUNCH (included in registration fee)

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.    SELECTED TOPICS:  QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION
An interactive question and answer review of selected topics including federal, state and local regulations for Group Homes, Sign and Billboard regulations, Open Meetings Law, Environmental Concerns for Municipalities, and Municipal Exactions.  

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.    The afternoon session of this workshop will address a number of topics which relate to the development and implementation of a neighborhood master plan using Northport’s Downtown/Riverfront Master Plan as a case study.

4:30 p.m.        Conclusion; Certificates of Attendance & Recertification; and Evaluations

INSTRUCTORS: KATHERINE E. ENNIS, AICP and JUSTIN G. WILLIAMS, ES 

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