Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls | APA’s Planners Training Service | February 20-21 | San Diego

American Planning Association

Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls 

Is a more sustainable future on the horizon for your community? Bring it into view at this winter's workshop from APA's Planners Training Service, February 20-21 in San Diego. Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls sheds light on best practices and new developments. Plus two special guest speakers will show you San Diego's green initiatives from an insider's perspective. CM | 14.0 | Law

Agenda Highlights

  • Rev up your thinking about alternative energy and energy-saving strategies
  • Explore ways of adapting to climate change and addressing natural hazards
  • Glean ideas for cultivating greater food security through urban agriculture
  • Get hands-on experience with the tools you need for a sustainable code audit
  • Survey the costs, benefits, and politics of making your community greener

Stellar Faculty

Two land-use lawyers and a planner team up to make this one of the most popular PTS workshops.

Christopher Duerksen is cofounder of the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute and managing director of Clarion Associates of Colorado. As a land-use lawyer, he specializes in development code revisions, growth management, historic preservation, and protecting natural resources and scenic areas.

James Duncan, FAICP, who has helped more than 300 cities, counties, regions, and states draft their comprehensive plans and land development codes. A past APA president, he has served as planning director for communities in three states.

Craig Richardson, a planner and lawyer, directs Clarion Associates' North Carolina office. He has national experience with development codes, comprehensive plans, and growth management strategies. His recent projects include a zoning ordinance for metropolitan Charlotte and an updated comprehensive plan for metropolitan Nashville.

As a bonus, you'll hear from San Diego Planning Director Bill Fulton, AICP, and his predecessor Bill Anderson, FAICP, now APA president and a partner with AECOM. They'll share success stories from the host city with lessons for every community.

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January 17, 2014 - 10:38am
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