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2023 Land Use Fundamentals eConference

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2023 Land Use Fundamentals eConference
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The 2023 Land Use Fundamentals introduces a new format this year that utilizes a land planning storyline. This course provides key concepts and procedures, plus practical tips to some of the more complex areas of land use law, including zoning, platting, and development incentives available in Texas. It is the ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.75 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2024

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1. The Power of the City Limits and ETJ Authority and Development Agreements (Jun 2023)

Chris Nichols

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The Power of the City Limits and ETJ Authority and Development Agreements (Jun 2023)

Land use control in the ETJ, DAs and the continued value of annexation.

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Chris Nichols, Wilson Cribbs & Goren - Houston, TX

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2. Zoning 101 (Jun 2023)

Brenda N. McDonald

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Zoning 101 (Jun 2023)

A foundational look at zoning in the context of development procedures and zoning fundamentals such as how to make a zoning decision, and how zoning interacts with the comprehensive plan.

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Brenda N. McDonald, Messer, Fort & McDonald - Frisco, TX

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3. Subdivisions: What you Need to Know in the Context of the Current Application (Jun 2023)

Kimberley Mickelson

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Subdivisions: What you Need to Know in the Context of the Current Application (Jun 2023)

This session looks at what’s on a subdivision plat and why, what can be required in the way of exactions, and how fast it has to get done.

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Kimberley Mickelson, City of Houston Legal Department - Houston, TX

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4. Site Planning and Other Commercial Development Issues (Jun 2023)

Laton P Carr, Joseph J. Gorfida Jr.

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Site Planning and Other Commercial Development Issues (Jun 2023)

An overview of the basics for site plan review, approval or denial from the legal, planning and engineering perspective.

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Laton P Carr, City Of Round Rock - Round Rock, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX

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5. PUDs/PDDs, SUPs, and Zoning Variances (Jun 2023)

Bryn Meredith, Abra Nusser

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PUDs/PDDs, SUPs, and Zoning Variances (Jun 2023)

This session explores the basics of Planned Developments (PD/PDD’s), Special Use/Conditional Use Permits (SUP/CUP’s), and Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) variances. Through some brief summaries and real examples, learn the general legal framework for using each of these tools, the differences between them, and some best practices.”

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Bryn Meredith, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, LLP - Fort Worth, TX
Abra Nusser, Peloton Land Solutions - Dallas, TX

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6. Ethical Considerations in Land Use (Jun 2023)

Alan J. Bojorquez

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Ethical Considerations in Land Use (Jun 2023)

Common ethical challenges that arise in the permit process, negotiation of development deals, and code enforcement.

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Alan J. Bojorquez, Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX

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7. What Have We Missed Panel? (Jun 2023)

Tad Holland Cleaves, Alan J. Bojorquez, Laton P Carr, Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Brenda N. McDonald, Bryn Meredith, Kimberley Mickelson, Chris Nichols, Abra Nusser

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What Have We Missed Panel? (Jun 2023)

Originally presented: Apr 2023 Land Use Fundamentals

Tad Holland Cleaves, Texas Municipal League - Austin, TX
Alan J. Bojorquez, Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX
Laton P Carr, City Of Round Rock - Round Rock, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Brenda N. McDonald, Messer, Fort & McDonald - Frisco, TX
Bryn Meredith, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, LLP - Fort Worth, TX
Kimberley Mickelson, City of Houston Legal Department - Houston, TX
Chris Nichols, Wilson Cribbs & Goren - Houston, TX
Abra Nusser, Peloton Land Solutions - Dallas, TX