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APA Utah Fall Conference Speaker

Marcie Jones

Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman

Marcie is an attorney for the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman (her favorite job ever). Her first professional love is urban planning and the laws surrounding good development. Her background includes a Masters in Planning, AICP certification, and work as a public and private city planner. After working as a planner for several years, she went to law school so that she could focus on the nuts and bolts of land use law.


Common Illegal Land Use Ordinances »

2023 Spring Conference, May 12, 2023 10:15 am

Your community may have these on the books. Some are very unexpected. Even well-intentioned ordinances may be illegal. Avoid these legal pitfalls and avoid being sued.

25 Land Use FAQs »

2023 Spring Conference, May 11, 2023 3:50 pm

Come hear answers to the 25 most frequently asked land use questions. You've probably asked these as well. We'll cover boundary disputes, vested rights, and more!

Legal Pitfalls of Conditional Use Permits »

2022 Fall Conference, September 9, 2022 11:10 am

Conditional Use Permits can cause huge headaches for staff and property owner alike. We'll talk about how to avoid common legal pitfalls.

Short-term rentals: What You Wish You Already Knew »

2022 Fall Conference, September 8, 2022 3:30 pm

Looking to regulate short-term rentals? We’ll talk about the changes to state statute made last year that affect regulating and enforcing violations for short-term rentals. We’ll also talk about what you can (or, really what you cannot) do about existing short-term rentals in your areas.

Religious Land Use And Institutionalized Persons Act —What Planners Need to Know about RLUIPA »

2022 Spring Conference, March 24, 2022 1:15 pm

The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, commonly known by its acronym RLUIPA, is a federal law requiring local governments to implement land use regulations without (1) burdening the exercise of religion by religious institutions or (2) the rights of institutionalized persons. We'll briefly review the Act while highlighting best practices and issues to look out for. This should be a brief, highly practical session.

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