Includes light refreshments.
Identify the different forms of municipal government in Texas and their land use powers.
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX
Review zoning legal requirements and procedures, how to make a zoning decision, and how zoning interacts with the comprehensive plan.
Brenda N. McDonald,
Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC - Frisco, TX
Explore the basic building blocks for land use regulation and how they contrast with zoning. Get practical pointers to help practitioners on both sides of the aisle understand the platting process and avoid legal pitfalls.
E. Allen Taylor Jr.,
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P. - Fort Worth, TX
Discuss the differences between two critical zoning bodies: the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning and the Zoning Commission. Review the statutory basis, legal authority, procedural aspects, location in the zoning structure, and available options if you disagree with their decisions. Learn how to prevent clients from confusing these bodies.
Reid C. Wilson,
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C. - Houston, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Now that the city board and the city council have decided your land use issue, someone is still dissatisfied. Discover what happens next when the unhappy party takes the city to court.
Ronald D. Stutes,
Potter Minton - Tyler, TX
Examine the differences and similarities between nonconforming uses and vested development rights, and survey significant legal issues that arise in applying the two concepts to typical development scenarios.
Brent D. Lloyd,
City of Austin Law Department - Austin, TX
Economic development agreements have become a significant part of major real estate development projects in Texas, and attorneys representing both cities and developers need to understand the tools in the economic development tool box. Explore the basics of development agreements from municipal and development attorney perspectives and examine the statutory basis, procedure, and negotiation issues regarding these agreements for land development projects in Texas.
Peter G. Smith,
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Myron D. Dornic, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX
4415 South IH-35
Accommodations$179 room rate good through March 15, 2017 (subject to availability). Please refer to The University of Texas School of Law and 2017 Land Use Conference when you call the hotel directly at 512-441-7900 or 844-473-3959.
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Parking InformationComplimentary garage and ground level self parking.