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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.


Community Asset planning »

2022 Fall Conference, September 9, 2022 2:30 pm

Do you know what municipal assets you have? Do you have a plan for them? Come learn about the newly launched Statewide program “The Your Land, Your Plan”, to advance public real estate asset planning and management to: integrate with strategic land use planning, improve municipal fiscal stability, plan for built environments that enable healthy living, enhance understanding of locally owned public real estate asset holdings , unlock the value of those real estate assets holdings, build additional technical capacity within local governments. ULCT is managing The Your Land, Your Plan program to help local governments better understand their real estate holdings and unlock the value of those holdings to address beneficial built environments with healthy lifestyle components. The Your Land, Your Plan program is offered to all cities and towns in Utah and is designed to "meet you where you are" by customizing the program to meet the needs of your community.

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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