Attorney participants can receive 1.5 hours of MCLE credit.
San Luis Obispo City Christine Dietrick will give a practical overview of the constitutional, legal and planning frameworks governing the most important land use decisions through which California cities implement development and preservation of community character.
Specifically the webinar will cover a general overview of the fundamentals of city land use practice including:
- Foundations of city land use authority through the constitutional police power;
- Requirements for and relationships between general plans;
- Specific plans, zoning and subdivision regulations and development agreements;
- Basic environmental review requirements under CEQA;
- Vested rights principles;
- An overview of design, conservation, and historic preservation tools;
- General rules governing development fees, exactions and takings analyses;
- State and local affordable housing requirements; and
- The requirements for due process proceedings and administrative findings in the land use context.
A question and answer session will be included and a resource paper will be provided to all webinar virtual attendees, serving as a practical check list and land use “field guide” for the municipal attorney.
Please register online
for the Feb. 18 Land Use 101 webinar by Feb. 16.
The webinar fees are $50 for League members, $75 for League Partners and $175 for non-members.