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Land Use Training

June 2020 Training Schedule

Lunch with the League Series

June 4 – Land Use Powers and Duties 101

For elected and appointed officials. A primer on land use and who does what. Basic powers and duties will be reviewed and explained by Meg Ryan (ULCT). Watch training recording here.

June 11 – General Plans & Zoning

For elected and appointed officials. A primer on zoning regulations and the general plan as explained by Meg Ryan (ULCT). Watch the training recording here

June 18 – Kick start the economy by rethinking public spaces

For elected and appointed officials. A panel discussion with resources for Utah’s cities and towns as we restart our economies and reimagine public spaces. Panel discussion will feature Utah APA, GOPB, and Innovative Utah Cities. Watch the training here. Multiple resources are referenced in the video and you can view them by clicking on their linked names. DABC patio regulations, Park City presentation, SLC Transportation Division Presentation, and Centercal Properties presentation.

June 25 – OPMA/GRAMA/Ethics & Special Session Update

For elected and appointed officials. A primer on the rules and regulations you need to know to do your job as explained by ULCT Staff. Watch the training video here. View the PowerPoint presentation here.


COVID-19 Update – April Utah APA & ULCT Online Land Use Training

To adhere to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations the first 2020 land use legislative update was conducted over Zoom. You can watch the recording and view the files below:

Regular Training Schedule (Pending COVID-19 Precautions)

ULCT & the Land Use Academy of Utah present:

Land Use 101 – Effective Land Use Decision Making

2020 Schedule

A Basic Training Session for Land Use Authorities … Yes, That’s You!

Topics covered in this training session include:

Typical Schedule:

9:00 AM-11:00 AM:

1. Statutory Powers and Duties of the Land Use Authority & Appeal Authority

2. Review of Land Use Planning Tools, General Plan, & Ordinances

3. How to make a Land Use Decision: The Legal Framework

11:00 Break

11:15-1:00 PM:

4. General Overview of Meeting Procedures & Required Public Hearings & Notice Rules and Procedures & State Ethics Review, GRAMA & OPMA

5. Conditional Use Permits & other fun land use topics

Where & When: The training will be broadcast from an in-person training at the USU Taylorsville site to USU extension sites. These are live interactive fun, fact filled, four-hour trainings. How else would you want to spend a Saturday?

October 24, 2020 -Land Use 101 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

REGISTER: Land Use 101-October 24

From: Salt Lake

To: Blanding, Logan, Orem, Vernal, Kaysville, Price

*St. George & *Kanab & * Ephraim TBD

December 5, 2020- -Land Use 101   9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

REGISTER: Land Use 101-December 5

From: Salt Lake

To: Logan, Kaysville, Moab, Orem, Toole, Price

*St. George TBD

Cost: Free!

All attendees can receive a certificate of completion from the League after each session.

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