Planners Training

Winter 2013
Portland •  Austin
Sustainability is a big topic, and APA's Planners Training Service has it covered. Whether you're adding "green" to the mix of your community's zoning regulations or retooling your codes to shape urban design, you'll find information and inspiration at PTS.
Sustainable Development Through Form-Based Codes
February 19, 2013 • Portland, Oregon •  CM | 7.0
Are form-based codes a good fit for your community? Discover how form-based zoning can shape the design of structures and streets, nodes and neighborhoods, corridors and cities. Come to this new one-day PTS workshop for hands-on practice creating key elements of a form-based ordinance. You'll see how form-based zoning can help you frame your community's vision, retain its character, and attain a more sustainable future.

You'll learn about:
Choosing a format and key components for your community's code
Creating a strong vision statement and visually compelling plans
Setting clear standards for building, street, and landscape designs
Developing workable regulations to implement plans effectively
Establishing measurable objectives for sustainable development
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About the Presenter
Mark L. Gillem, AICP, is principal of the Urban Collaborative and teaches architecture and urban design at the University of Oregon. Currently, his firm is studying whether converting one of Eugene's arterial roads into a multiway boulevard could create mixed use and infill development in the area.

Cosponsored by APA Oregon Chapter
Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls
February 28–March 1, 2013 • Austin •  CM | 14.0 | Law
Sustainability is sweeping the country, and local governments are leading the way. Sign up for this popular two-day PTS workshop and get a jump on sustainable land-use plans, zoning codes, subdivision regulations, and construction codes. Two land-use lawyers and a planner will share proven strategies, a new model code, and a roadmap for rolling out sustainable zoning in your community.

You'll learn about:
Measuring the costs and benefits of adopting a sustainable code
Assessing recent case law, legislation, and administrative actions
Removing barriers, creating incentives, and filling regulatory gaps
Adapting to climate change and adopting alternative energy sources
Promoting housing diversity, urban agriculture, and community health
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About the Presenters
"Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls" brings together some of the top experts in the field: lawyers Chris Duerksen and Craig Richardson of Clarion Associates and past APA President Jim Duncan, FAICP, a prominent planning professional. They've made this one of the most popular PTS workshops. Find out why!
Registration & Reservations
Sustainable Development Through Form-Based Codes

APA members$295
Student members$100
Each additional$150
Bring the team and save!

> Register by February 12
Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls

AICP members$485$415
APA members$535$465
Student members $150
>Register by January 31 for reduced rates
Earn CM While You Learn
AICP members earn 7 CM credits for one-day workshops and 14 CM credits for two-day workshops. "Sustainable Zoning and Development Controls" meets the CM law requirement. Partial credit is not available. These workshops will not be available on CD-ROM or streaming media.
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