CLEAR Land Use Academy: Advanced Overview & Course Descriptions - Connecticut Land Use

APA Connecticut Chapter


Saturday, October 27, 2018
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Haddam, CT, United States

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An all day training seminar delving into advanced land use practices and review of legal tenets involved with those practices.The training will cover the following: permissible scope of land use approvals, limits on use of modifications and conditions, appropriate imposition of off-site improvements, construction and bonding of public improvements and E&S controls, open space and project mitigation, payments in lieu, enforcement of subdivision approvals, zoning and wetlands enforcement- who, what, where and how. how bias and conflicts are defined, ex-parte communications, appearance and representation by Commission members, financial or other interests, relatives, conduct during the meeting, and pre-application meetings, keeping control of the meeting (who speaks, when, hostile crowd control, etc.), voting by commissioner who misses a meeting, seating alternates, running a public hearing, evaluation of evidence, 22a-19 environmental interventions, standards and criteria, proper motions, findings, keeping the record, and what to do with reports (IWWC, traffic, CTDEP, neighboring towns, RPAs, consultants, recusal, etc.

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Mark Branse

Mark K. Branse is an Attorney practicing law in Glastonbury with the firm of Branse & Willis, LLC. Mr. Branse is a former Planning Director holding a Masters Degree in government from the Fels Institute of Local and State Government, Wharton Graduate School, University of Pennsylvania. He is also a former ... Read More

Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts represents municipalities in the full range of their legal needs. He provides legal counsel to them in real estate acquisitions and sales, land use, charter revisions, drafting and review of ordinances, and property tax issues. He also provides legal counsel to individuals, partnerships, limited-liability companies and corporations in ... Read More

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