Land Use Proceedings (2nd-6 weeks)

SLN #: 77836
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: B04
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Lagarde;Gross

Course Description:
This class will meet on Mondays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm for 6 weeks beginning October 12.

This course focuses on the practice of advocating land use cases before administrative, quasi-judicial and legislative bodies. Covered topics include:

• Introduction to the land use entitlement process
• Advocacy in staff review and community outreach
• Role of staff in land use cases
• Application strategy and processing the land use case
• Advocacy before administrative bodies
• The land use hearing process
• Planning hearing officer/Zoning administrator
• Planning Commission
• Development/design review
• Advocacy before legislative bodies
• City/Town Council and Boards of Supervisors
• Lobbying decision makers
• Advocacy before quasi-judicial bodies
• Variances and use permit application requirements
• Special rules for Boards of Adjustment
• Appeal of quasi-judicial decisions and of legislative decisions

• Special issues impacting land use advocacy strategies, including:
• Exactions
• Proposition 207
• Due process and equal protection
• Referendum


Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.