Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls
Charlotte, North Carolina
November 13-14, 2012
Local governments are leading the sustainability revolution, and development codes are one of their most powerful tools. Find out how progressive communities are adding sustainability to their zoning, subdivision, and other land-use regulations. You'll discover a groundbreaking model code and proven strategies you can apply to your own community.
NOTE: This agenda is for informational purposes and may change. Registrants will receive the final agenda electronically before the workshop dates.
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a co-sponsor of the Planners Training Service workshops.
You'll learn about:
- Turning your current policies and regulations into a sustainable development code
- Removing barriers, creating incentives, and filling regulatory gaps — three paths to a sustainable code
- Measuring the costs and benefits of sustainable code amendments
- Assessing the impact of recent case law, legislation, and administrative developments
- Adopting best practices for climate adaptation and mitigation
- Moving from inspiration to action on climate change, alternative energy, housing diversity, and urban agriculture
Certification Maintenance (CM)
AICP members earn CM | 14.0 credits for on-site participation in the full two-day workshop. Partial credit is not available for participation of less than two full days. The workshop will not be available on CD-ROM or streaming media. Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls meets the law requirement.
Also approved for 14 GBCI CE credits.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided by APA)
1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Christopher Duerksen is cofounder of the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute and managing director of Clarion Associates of Colorado. A land-use lawyer, he specializes in development code revisions, growth management, historic preservation, and protecting natural resources and scenic areas. His publications include Aesthetics, Community Character, and the Law from APA Planning Advisory Service. Duerksen writes and speaks extensively on land-use issues.
James Duncan, FAICP, is one of America's leading urban planning and growth management practitioners. During his four-decade career, he has worked with more than 200 cities, counties, regions, and states to create a series of award-winning comprehensive plans and development codes. A past president of APA, Duncan coauthored the Growth Management Principles & Practices, published by APA Planners Press.
Craig Richardson is a planner and lawyer with substantial national experience in implementing comprehensive plans, drafting development codes, developing growth management strategies, and planning capital facilities. As vice president of Clarion Associates, he directs the firm's North Carolina office. He has overseen projects including a zoning ordinance for metropolitan Charlotte, North Carolina, and an updated comprehensive plan for metropolitan Nashville.