Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls
February 28-March 1, 2013
Advanced Training for Practicing Planners
Sustainability is sweeping the country, and local governments are leading the way.
Come to Austin and explore three paths to a sustainable code. See how forward-thinking communities are getting a jump on sustainable land-use plans, zoning codes, subdivision regulations, and construction codes. Discover a groundbreaking model code and proven strategies you can roll out now. And get a roadmap for bringing sustainable zoning to your community.
Go from inspiration to action! Join the sustainability revolution today.
You'll learn about:
- Turning today's policies into tomorrow's sustainable zoning code
- Measuring the costs and benefits of adopting a sustainable code
- Assessing recent case law, legislation, and administrative actions
- Removing barriers, creating incentives, and filling regulatory gaps
- Adapting to climate change and adopting alternative energy sources
- Promoting housing diversity, urban agriculture, and community health
- Managing the process and politics of making your code sustainable
Certification Maintenance (CM)
AICP members earn CM | 14 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.
February 28, 2013
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Lunch (provided by APA)
1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
March 1, 2013
7:30 a.m.–8:00 a.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.
James Duncan, FAICP, is a prominent urban planning and growth management practitioner. 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 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.