2019 National Planning Conference

NPC19: 2019 National Planning Conference

  • Legal Issues with Short-Term Rentals

    What authority do local governments have to regulate increasingly popular short-term rental services such as Airbnb? Policy and compliance professionals discuss effective regulations, legal challenges, and prosecutions affecting short-term rentals.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. PDT
    • Christopher Smith
    • Teresa Ou
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • Right-of-way Management: Small Cells to Scooters

    Learn how to address emerging issues in public right-of-way management, including: small wireless facilities, federal preemption, the FCC's new rules, shared mobility services (scooters, car-sharing, etc.) and First Amendment challenges to regulation of panhandling, charitable solicitation, and signs.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    • Alan Weinstein
    • Gail Karish
    • Alicia Giudice
    • Brandon Bordenkircher
    • Isidro Jimenez
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • BETTMAN SESSION: Effective Legal Tools for Problem Properties

    Problem properties are a constant frustration to planners working for neighborhood change. Learn how to navigate legal challenges that problem properties pose and utilize legal tools available to deal with them more effectively.
    April 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PDT
    • Jessica Bacher
    • Alan Mallach, FAICP
    • Dwight Merriam, FAICP
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • BETTMAN SESSION: Gentrification and the Law

    This session explores historic trends and patterns in gentrification, legal tools that could be used to slow or mitigate the impacts of gentrification, the constitutional constraints on local government anti-gentrification actions, and potential unintended consequences of different interventions. This course is approved for 1.50 Illinois MCLE general credit hours.
    April 14, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • William Anderson, FAICP
    • Cathy Creswell
    • Bijal Patel
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • Regulating Marijuana: Legal and Planning Issues

    Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws legalizing marijuana in some form. This session advises planners on what must be done to comply with legal requirements when planning how to regulate – or prohibit -- marijuana businesses.
    April 14, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    • Karla Chaffee
    • greg minor
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • Everything Old Is New Again

    How strict should planners be with nonconformities? What about nonconforming site features such as parking and landscaping? Today’s gentler approaches allow nonconformities to expand and grow. Learn how to raise the bar without stifling redevelopment. This course is approved for 1.50 Illinois MCLE general credit hours. This course is approved to offer 1.50 LU (AIA). This course is approved
    April 14, 2019, 4:15 p.m. to April 14, 5:45 p.m. PDT
    • Abram Barge, AICP
    • Brian Connolly
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • Intergovernmental Dynamics: Politics, Laws, and Schoolhouses

    Governmental structures can have significant impacts on communities, and regulating them can create intergovernmental tensions complicated by interrelated political and legal issues. Through an engaging program, dissect these issues and gain proven strategies to avoid a political mess. This course is approved for 1.50 Illinois MCLE general credit hours.
    April 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. PDT
    • Michael Johnson
    • Frank Zotter
    • Kizito Wijenje, AICP
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • BETTMAN SESSION: Equity in Zoning: More Than Words

    When it comes to zoning, the pursuit of equity must be more than just words. This panel of lawyers, planners, and architects will discuss what types of regulations and incentives can be adopted to produce more inclusive and equitable cities. This course is approved for 1.50 Illinois MCLE general credit hours.
    April 15, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    • Elizabeth Garvin, AICP
    • Andrea Ruiz-Esquide
    • Deborah Rosenthal, FAICP
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

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