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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.


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.

Housing Tools 101 For Elected and Appointed Officials »

September 10, 2021 11:20 am

IZ? TOD w/MIHP? Confused? Let's decipher the acronyms into action! Come to a rapid fire introduction to the housing programs, and tools to consider in your community.

How Are We Doing? Updates on Moderate Income Housing Plans and Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances »

September 10, 2021 10:10 am

October 1st triggers the compliance date for HB82 internal accessory dwelling units. Open discussion to share implementation and discussion with fellow members. December 1 triggers the reporting requirement for submittal of the Moderate Income Housing Plan. We will share resources and provide any updates on the form and what changes may occur in 2022. Come with your story to share and questions as we all navigate these requirements together.

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