NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
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#9109029
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Drones offer great opportunities for the development of geographic information in support of planning, but they also endanger public safety, and raise grave issues about the invasion of civil rights, including illegal searches and privacy.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
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#9107926
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

This session is a multi-state perspective on good drafting techniques, the common pitfalls that lead to unclear ordinances, and legal and judicial perspectives on the results.   This session will examine why drafting individual ordinances, “simplifying” or “streamlining” ordinances, or combining them into a unified code, all need to be done with care.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.
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#9109087
Sunday, May 7 | 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Lower federal courts have overwhelmingly held that cities can continue to regulate off-premise signs and commercial signs following Reed vs. Town of Gilbert. But there are significant new challenges to sign and other local regulations of First Amendment-protected speech. Explore strategies and tactics for defensible and practical sign regulation in the post-Reed era.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
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#9109891
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

More than a decade has passed since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo vs. City of New London. How has political and legal hostility to eminent domain caused planners to pursue avenues not dependent on involuntary acquisitions? Explore the ways the public and legislative responses have affected the strategies remaining for planners.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:15 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109343
Monday, May 8 | 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law
Track: Planning Law

Airbnb. HomeAway. VRBO. Learn about the legal and land-use challenges posed by the growth of short-term rentals—and find out how communities have used land-use regulations to address these issues.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9107939
Monday, May 8 | 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Explore the small town or rural area planner’s role and share realistic tips on addressing legal, ethical, and social equity issues resulting from the planner’s unique relationship with the applicant and public “where everyone knows everyone else’s business.” Includes dinner. All conference attendees are welcome.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9110022
Tuesday, May 9 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Parks, sidewalks, and streets: these are spaces for which planners plan, but also places that carry special legal protections for free speech and religious exercise. This session will discuss legal and planning principles that public space planners should know.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 2.50
L | 2.50
#9107794
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
NPC Topic: Law

Is it an easement or a fee interest? Dedication or conveyance? Planners’ work is closely intertwined with interests in land. This session offers an overview of everything a planner wants to know about real estate law.