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Design Review for Officials

2010 Streaming Media
How would you describe your community — and how do you plan to keep it that way? As the pace of change quickens, communities face a bigger challenge in defining and maintaining their character. Will more regulation help, or will voluntary guidelines work? What legal considerations shape the design review process?

$60.00

Great Plans, Great Communities

2009 Streaming Media
Good planning means clean water, efficient transportation, housing choice, community character, safe neighborhoods, and renewable energy. Explore what goes into planning — and what comes out of it — in this visually striking presentation. An eye-opening introduction to planning.

$25.00

From Soup to Nuts: Paying for Growth

2008 Streaming Media
Does growth pay for itself? Learn to solve the fiscal equation in this informative session. You’ll come away better able to calculate the real cost of growth — and figure out how to pay for it.

$25.00

Introduction to the Planning Commission: Part Two

2006 Streaming Media
Are you looking for a way to bring new planning commissioners up to speed — fast? After viewing this user-friendly program, commissioners will come away with vital tools for making a great community.

$80.00

Introduction to the Planning Commission: Part One

2006 Streaming Media
Are you looking for a way to bring new planning commissioners up to speed — fast? After viewing this user-friendly program, commissioners will come away with vital tools for making a great community.

$80.00

Introduction to the Zoning Board of Adjustment

2007 Streaming Media
Zoning boards work in the public eye. Is your community’s board ready for the spotlight? Board members will learn how to keep their decisions legal and ethical.

$80.00

Site Plan Review for Officials

2009 Streaming Media
This helpful session introduces the role planning officials play in reviewing site plans and guiding the review process. It covers how to read site plans, how to evaluate them in the context of their surroundings, and how to share that knowledge with new commissioners.

$60.00

Planning for a Low-Energy Future

2007 Streaming Media
Across the country, communities, businesses, and individuals are working together to save energy and resources. How are they doing? See case studies full of great ideas and great results.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

21st Century Planning Commission

2013 Streaming Media
A panel of presenters — including the authors of the new Planning Commissioners Guide — gives diverse perspectives and practical pointers for new planning commissioners and veterans alike.

$225.00

Zoning for Small-Scale Business

2013 Streaming Media
Microbreweries. Food trucks. Home businesses. Temporary markets. Small-scale commercial uses can lead to large-scale challenges. Get the big picture in this presentation. You'll come away with tools to plan and respond as these new enterprises come to your community.

$80.00

CM | 1.5

Staying Out of Court by Avoiding Pitfalls

2007 Streaming Media
The road to planning is paved with legal pitfalls. Don’t let your commissioners and board members trip up. Turn to experts for advice and learn how your community can steer clear of court.

$60.00

CM | 1.0

Updating the Zoning Ordinance

2009 Streaming Media
How do you know when it's time to update your community's zoning ordinance? This practical presentation explains how to get the best results from zoning updates, and offers new ideas and best practices.

$80.00

CM | 1.0

You Said That?!

2014 Streaming Media
Learn how to create memorable messages and speak with confidence in public settings.

$60.00

CM | 1.0

Redevelopment and Revitalization for a New Era

2010 Streaming Media
Many communities have taken advantage of the downturn to explore opportunities for revitalization. Find out how financing tools like TIFs, special districts, and joint developments are working in today's economic climate.

$80.00

CM | 1.5

Regulating Controversial Uses

2010 Streaming Media
This presentation examines controversial uses like tattoo parlors, evolving ideas like mixed use, and new uses your community may not have anticipated. Learn to adapt while you sustain community character, accommodate changing needs, and keep your community legal.

$80.00

CM | 1.5
L0.5

Retrofitting Corridors

2011 Streaming Media
Corridors are the arteries of community life. But how can you retrofit today's corridors for tomorrow's needs? You'll find a wealth of solutions here from adding bike and transit lanes to adapting to new traffic patterns and better connecting neighborhoods.

$80.00

CM | 1.5

Resilient Planning Agencies

2012 Streaming Media
Take a fresh look at economic development — what it means and how to help it along. Learn to spot community trends and get the most from new development opportunities. Find out how creative planning agencies are turning their communities around.

$80.00

CM | 1.5

Renewable Local Energy

2008 Streaming Media
What plans and codes promote renewable energy sources like wind and solar power? Look at the role of neighborhood-scale utilities and learn to avoid the stumbling blocks of community opposition and aesthetic concerns.

$80.00

CM | 1.5

Permitting and Standards for Wind Power

2008 Streaming Media
As energy prices and environmental concerns rise, what role can wind turbines play in urban environments? And what standards are needed to make turbines fit in? See which way the wind is blowing for this alternative energy source.

$80.00

CM | 1.25

Regulating First Amendment Land Uses

2011 Streaming Media
Sex businesses. Signs. RLUIPA challenges. Takings claims. First Amendment issues can set up a minefield for land use regulation. Are you ready to navigate it?

$225.00

CM | 4.0
L1.5

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