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Award Spotlight: Tooele County General Plan Update

The purpose of the Tooele County General Plan Update
is to establish a resident-driven vision for the County
and its future growth habits.

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2023 Trend Report for Planners

A report of over 100 existing, emerging, and potential future trends that the APA Foresight Team has identified as relevant to planning. The report gives insights and explains why it is important for planners to know about and consider the trends in their work

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Looking For Someplace To Stay?

One of the “major” bills we’ve been anticipating just came out – HB291 – Short Term Rental Amendments, by Wilf Sommerkorn

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What Is Zoning Reform and Why Do We Need It?

The case for change, why planners support it, and six zoning reform tactics that could help curb housing costs.

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Ballpark NEXT Design Competition

Salt Lake City has announced a design competition to generate ideas for the future of the Smith’s Ballpark property after the team relocates.

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Your Land Your Plan Upcoming Workshops 2023

As you may know, ULCT is offering a new opportunity to municipalities across the state called Your Land, Your Plan, which is a program to help cities and towns learn how to better utilize their public assets. Join ULCT and Strong Towns and Urban3 in this day long workshop for city staff and elected and appointed officials. We will provide you […]

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Can a freer market solve the housing crisis?

Utah lawmakers want cities to get out of developers’ way

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FIRST BILLS OF THE SESSION!

Follow Wilf’s adventures with the legislature and timely updates from his blog. You can locate his blog on our website, under “Legislative Updates.”

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President’s Message

As we ring in the new year, I am thrilled to begin my term serving as APA Utah’s new Chapter President. Having worked in the planning field in Utah for nearly ten years now, I look forward to bringing a fresh perspective to the chapter and what we can accomplish for you, our members. I […]

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Save The Date!

We are excited to host APA UTAH’s 2023 Spring Conference in Vernal Utah. The conference will be held at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal Utah, May 10th-12th.

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Call For Sessions: Vernal Spring Conference

We want to hear from you! Tell us what you would like to hear about, discuss and do during this year’s Spring Conference in Vernal Utah?     https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYwMxkK42sXwtqQ0jYDEYvDh46g1NWscCKDh1gNj-9p–vhw/viewform?usp=sf_link

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7 Need-to-Know Trends for Planners in 2023

4-D printing, mass extinction, and synthetic meat are the stuff of the future — and today

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