This seminar is designed for attorneys, owners, presidents and vice presidents, planners, project managers, engineers, architects, council and board members, property managers, developers, public works directors, zoning board members, principals, surveyors and land use officials.
Seminar participants will be introduced to the following concepts:
The Role Of Planning Today Understanding the fundamentals of why comprehensive planning is needed will be examined.
The Planning Process A detailed look at how to put together a comprehensive planning process will be outlined.
The Planning Participants A discussion will take place on who should be involved in a comprehensive planning process
Comprehensive Plan Contents Participants will be introduced to the key components of comprehensive plans.
The Link Between Planning And Zoning Understanding the vital link between planning and zoning will allow participants to accomplish more from both sources.
Advanced Planning And Zoning Techniques Definitions and examples will be provided on many of todays innovative approaches.
Group Workshop Attendees will have the opportunity to put their planning and zoning skills together in a small group workshop.
Implementation Many comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances are not properly implemented. Much of the discussion will be focused on taking simple steps to get results.
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
I. Expectations And Seminar Overview
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
II. Overview Of Comprehensive Planning
A. Why Are Comprehensive Plans Needed
B. The Comprehensive Planning Process
C. Engaging The Public And Other Key Stakeholders
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
III. Comprehensive Plan Contents
B. Natural Resources
C. Land Use
E. Community Survey
F. Goals, Objectives And Policies
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Implementing Comprehensive Plans
A. Who Should Be Involved
B. Policies vs. Action Steps
C. Using Future Land Use Plans
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Using Zoning To Its Fullest Potential
A. Overview Of Zoning
B. Zoning-By-Rights vs. Performance Zoning
C. Question And Answer
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
VI. Current Zoning Issues And Case Studies
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
VII. Official Mapping And The Use Of GIS
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
VIII. Group Exercise: Putting Planning And Zoning Together
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. Comments And Questions