Join Now

APA Utah Fall Conference Speaker

Kaden Figgins

Director, Planning & Economic Development
Garfield County

Kaden Figgins is the Director of Planning and Economic Development for Garfield County, Utah, where he leads the county’s efforts to promote sustainable growth and economic prosperity. In 2022, Kaden was honored with the “Outstanding Economic Development Director of the Year” award at the Utah Association of Counties (UAC) Annual Conference, in recognition of his exceptional leadership and innovative strategies that have contributed to the economic advancement of Garfield County. Kaden is a seasoned professional with a distinguished career in rural planning. As the founder and principal consultant of High Mountain Consulting, Kaden has been instrumental in modernizing ordinances and revitalizing rural municipalities and counties across the State of Utah. His innovative approaches and strategic insights have earned him a reputation as a leading authority in driving sustainable growth and development in rural communities.


The Rental Revolution: Adapting Land Use Planning for the Age of Short-Term Rentals »

2024 Spring Conference, May 8, 2024 2:45 pm

As short-term rentals continue to reshape housing markets and community landscapes across the State, planners and local government officials face the complex challenge of regulating these accommodations in a manner that balances economic benefits with neighborhood integrity and housing availability. This panel discussion at the 2024 APA Spring Conference aims to equip participants with the latest legislative insights, tools, and strategies for effectively managing short-term rentals within their jurisdictions.

= Keynote

APA Utah is Powered by

Partner Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors