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Developments in Zoning and Special Districts: Short-Term Rentals, Historic Preservation, Public Improvement Districts and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, and Federal Disability Law (May 2016)

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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.

Total Credit Hours:
3.25     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$145  

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Credit Hours
1. PID/TIRZ in the City (May 2016)

R. R. "Tripp" Davenport III, Julie Y. Fort

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 42 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 7 pgs
Slides (pdf) 4 pgs

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SESSION 1 — 42 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

PID/TIRZ in the City (May 2016)

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).

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

R. R. "Tripp" Davenport III, FMSbonds, Inc. - Dallas, TX
Julie Y. Fort, Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC - Frisco, TX

2. The Intersection of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Municipal Zoning (May 2016)

Cobby A. Caputo, Gunnar Seaquist, Steven H. Weller

1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00  

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Audio (mp3) 63 mins
Slides (pdf) 23 pgs

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of 45
SESSION 2 — 63 mins, credit 1.00

Session 2:

The Intersection of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Municipal Zoning (May 2016)

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.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

Cobby A. Caputo, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP - Austin, TX
Gunnar Seaquist, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP - Austin, TX
Steven H. Weller, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP - Austin, TX

3. Sharing Economy: Short-Term Rentals (May 2016)

Cindy J. Crosby, Patricia L. Link

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 42 mins
Paper (pdf) 85 pgs
Slides (pdf) 24 pgs

Preview limited to first 5 slides
of 47
SESSION 3 — 42 mins, credit 0.75

Session 3:

Sharing Economy: Short-Term Rentals (May 2016)

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.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

Cindy J. Crosby, City of Austin - Austin, TX
Patricia L. Link, City of Austin - Austin, TX

4. Regulation of Historic Preservation (May 2016)

Omar Izfar

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 44 mins
Paper (pdf) 29 pgs
Slides (pdf) 37 pgs

Preview limited to first 5 slides
of 74
SESSION 4 — 44 mins, credit 0.75

Session 4:

Regulation of Historic Preservation (May 2016)

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.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

Omar Izfar, City of Houston - Houston, TX