Session 1: PID/TIRZ in the City - Using real-life examples, explore the advantages and disadvantages of cities funding public improvements and development using Public Improvement Districts (PIDs)/Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZs).
Session 2: The Intersection of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Municipal Zoning - Persons suffering from drug, alcohol, and other addictive behaviors are often members of a protected class under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. Hear recent developments among the courts regarding the application of federal disability law, and learn how municipal zoning is being affected.
Session 3: Sharing Economy: Short-Term Rentals - Short-term rentals have challenged traditional zoning codes and pitted neighbors against visitors. Analyze the issues and hear practical pointers when passing new land use regulations to address short-term rentals in your community.
Session 4: Regulation of Historic Preservation - Explore the legal challenges and constitutional principles related to historic preservation regulation, including discussions of regulatory takings, RLUIPA, federal standards, and drafting tips for local ordinances.
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