Untangling the Web of Sign Issues and Standards Beyond Sign Codes

APA Florida Chapter


Thursday, September 7, 2017
2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

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This topical presentation offers a useful and targeted overview of the implications of Reed v. Town of Gilbert on Florida land use law affecting day-to-day planning practices. Practicing planners and others will obtain vital information on numerous complex legal issues in the post-Reed setting and recent case developments and decisions. This session is designed to break down the crucial legal principles that every planner needs to know about the Reed case and its progeny regarding recurrent sign issues involving regular billboard for digital trades, and regulating nuisance temporary signs. The session presents an overview of the evolving key legal problems and issues in an understandable format, highlighting current case law and legal decisions affecting Florida planners.


Kathryn Mehaffey

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Catherine Reischmann

Confirmed Speaker

Catherine D. Reischmann, Esq., Garganese, Weiss & DAgresta, P.A., Partner. Ms. Reischmann serves as City Attorney for the cities of Lake Mary and Casselberry, and has been the General Counsel for Seminole Community College and land use attorney for Winter Park and Palm Coast, and Special Counsel for City of ... Read More

Johanna M. Lundgren

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Johanna M. Lundgren, Esq., AICP, Senior Assistant County Attorney, Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office. Johanna practices primarily in the areas of land use and planning law. Previously, Ms. Lundgren was an associate attorney with the firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L., practicing land use law primarily on ... Read More

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