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October 26, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Request for Comments on the Draft APA Equity in Zoning Policy Guide

National APA, working with drafting teams, delegates from each Chapter, and the national Legislative and Policy Committee have produced a Draft Equity in Zoning Policy Guide and are seeking input from APA members.

October 25, 2022
Policy/Legislative
PLANNING FOR A GNARLY FUTURE ONLINE LEARNING SERIES

The GNAR Network provides a forum where representatives of gateway communities can meet, share ideas, and identify immediate and high-priority needs that would allow them to make more informed decisions to protect the well-being of their residents and their local economies.

October 7, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Five+ Federal Infrastructure Programs Every Planner Should Know

Planners will play an integral leadership role in helping communities and regions successfully access available federal funds through these competitive programs.

October 7, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Start Your Path to AICP Certification

Register for One Path to AICP When Prepared to Test & Schedule Your Exam Appointment

October 7, 2022
Policy/Legislative
AI in Planning: Opportunities and Challenges and How to Prepare

One of the biggest expected disruptors of the 21st century is artificial intelligence (AI).

September 30, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Whatever Happened to the Starter Home?

The economics of the housing market, and the local rules that shape it, have squeezed out entry-level homes.

September 30, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Will an inland port rail hub work in Utah?

The Intermountain region doesn’t have a big enough market for imports, and Utah’s service-based economy doesn’t position it well for exports.

September 30, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Gravel giant Geneva Rock faces legal battle with Draper over its Point of the Mountain expansion

A company that operates some of the largest gravel quarries along the Wasatch Front is now facing allegations that it circumvented local zoning laws in a town where it’s faced pushback for years.

September 22, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Provo has the most energy-efficient buildings

 Environmental Protection Agency’s 2022 rankings to identify the metropolitan areas with the greatest number of Energy Star-certified buildings.

September 22, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Why Does the Catholic Church Care About Utah’s New Gondola?

We don’t often hear about the intersection between skiing and religion, so when the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City came out in opposition to the Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola, we were curious.

September 16, 2022
Policy/Legislative
Election Results and President’s Message

As the end of my term approaches, I want to reach out and thank you for your support these past two years.

September 12, 2022
Policy/Legislative
APAUT Fall Conference 2022!

Thank you to all those who participated and attended the APAUT Fall Conference 2022 last week.  

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