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APA Utah Fall Conference Speaker

Meg Ryan

Senior Land Use Manager
Utah League of Cities & Towns

Meg Ryan has over 40 years of experience in land use planning and politics and holds a Master’s Degree in City Planning from UC Berkley. She has worked in Boston, New York, the Bay Area and for Utah municipalities for the last 25 years. She presently assists the Utah League of Cities and Towns in land use trainings, the management of the Land Use Academy of Utah ( and whatever else Cameron throws her way. In addition to her work at the League she serves as the Appeal Authority for Morgan County and North Ogden. Meg also served on the State Board of the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund for 10 years. Meg resides in Summit County with her family and 3-legged dog and when the land use arena gets to be too much she occasionally returns to Hollywood for film engagements.


ULCT- Legislative Bills Workshop »

2024 Spring Conference, May 10, 2024 9:25 am

Come join ULCT staff and experts to unpack the legislative bills that passed this session in the land use arena. We will review bills that dealt with new housing product, SB168, New financing tools, SB268, HB13, and HB572 and process updates with bills HB476 and HB 465. The session will run from 9:30 to 11:30 with time for questions throughout. A break will occur at 10:20 if you want to join in after another session.

Land Use 101 »

2024 Spring Conference, May 9, 2024 1:40 pm

Come satisfy your required annual training for planning commissioners at this training session. We will cover the basic power and duties of elected and appointed officials and the role of staff. Learn and then align what the state says you should do with your day-to-day land use practices. This is a great refresher class for seasoned commissioners and staff as well.

How to plat, how not to plat, that is the question. Life after SB 174 and HB 406 »

2023 Spring Conference, May 12, 2023 11:10 am

Come learn about all the new subdivision and development standards in SB 174 and HB406 that passed this session. ULCT staff will walk you through the changes and the new deadlines that every municipality must meet. All municipalities are subject to the changes so come one come all.

Legislative bills and my role »

2023 Spring Conference, May 12, 2023 9:25 am

This session will be a follow up the legislative update. Come with questions on this year’s legislative bill and see why as a planning commissioner you should care about the bills and your role with the legislature. Karson Eilers and Meg Ryan of ULCT will navigate the new laws with you and talk about how you can get involved in the legislative process.

Legislative Lightning Round with the League: Are you meeting legislative requirements for your general plan and development code? »

2022 Fall Conference, September 8, 2022 1:15 pm

Planners, have you met all the recent deadlines for land use updates recently passed under State Law? Water, housing, internal accessory dwelling units, Lamma watershed protection areas? JK, no Lamma’s yet but come to this session to learn about what was passed, where to look for help, and what may be coming down the pike this legislative session.

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