Smart Growth: State Strategies in Managing Sprawl
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
In order for smart growth programs to succeed, proactive state involvement in land use planning is needed. Smart growth policies and enforcement mechanisms can have measureable effects on sustainable growth management. State oversight and enforcement in certain aspects of land use are critical to the success of any smart growth program. While some states have articulated smart growth goals in their land use regulations, few have successfully implemented those policies. Factors such as strong implementation methods, public participation, and coordinated legislation also contribute to the success of smart growth programs. This program will examine how state laws can establish and enforce smart growth and will review the application of those laws in specific decided cases. Additionally, the program summarizes several crucial features of an effective smart growth program.
Edward J. Sullivan, Owner - Portland, Garvey Schubert Barer, Portland, OR
Jessica Yeh (Moderator), Lewis and Clark Law School (May 2012), Former Clerkship, Third Circuit Court of Hawaii, Judge Glenn S. Hara, Portland, OR
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