Afternoon Session 2: A Sign (Code) of the Times

APA New York Metro Chapter


Thursday, December 6, 2018
2 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. EST

CM | 1.25
L | 1.25

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A community's aesthetic character is frequently driven in substantial part by signage:  how much, where it is located, and what it looks like. But regulating signs is fraught with legal issues because signs are a form of speech protected by the First Amendment.  This session will review First Amendment issues in sign regulation, and will also cover practical aspects of sign regulation today, touching on matters such as electronic signs, vehicle signs, building wraps, and other new technologies


Brian Connolly

Confirmed Speaker

Brian Connolly is a shareholder in the Land Use, Litigation, and Real Estate practice groups at Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti, P.C. in Denver. There, he represents public- and private-sector clients in matters relating to zoning, planning, development entitlements and other complex regulatory issues. Brian’s practice encompasses a ... Read More

Donald Elliott, FAICP

Confirmed Speaker

Donald L. Elliott, FAICP, is a Director with Clarion Associates, LLC, a national land use consulting firm. Don has assisted over 40 U.S. communities to update plans and regulations related to housing, zoning, and land development. He is the author of A Better Way to Zone (Island Press 2008 ... Read More

Victoria L. Polidoro

Confirmed Speaker

Rodenhausen Chale LLP

Natalie Quinn

Confirmed Speaker

Natalie Quinn is an urban planner specializing in transit-oriented development policy, neighborhood revitalization, and community-engagement techniques. She has diverse experience working on urban planning projects on both coasts of the US and around the world. Natalie joined the City of Poughkeepsie as Senior City Planner in January 2018. Natalie is ... Read More

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