Do’s & don’ts of land use decision making
|May 16 – Friday Harbor
60 2nd St
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
|July 25 – Granger
100 Sunnyside Ave (next to Town Hall)
Granger, WA 98932
Learn about land use decision making from comprehensive plan adoption through the issuance of development permits and appeals. Topics not addressed in standard codes will be covered, such as how to handle the open record hearing, appearance of fairness doctrine, the vested rights doctrine and how to write legally sufficient findings and conclusions.
Customize this training. Has your jurisdiction frequently encountered a specific problem or difficulty? Call ahead and ask our trainer to provide you with a specially-tailored solution or tips to handle the problem. Have you had the training before and consider your jurisdiction more sophisticated than most? Call ahead and ask our trainer to provide you with training that emphasizes the latest cases or your most difficult land use issues.
This training is for clerks, mayors, councilmembers, public works staff, community development and planning staff, land use hearings commissions/boards staff.
Friday Harbor – Sign in and on-site registration begins at 5 pm. Training begins at 5:30 pm and ends at 7:30 pm.
Granger – Sign in and on-site registration begins at 6:30 pm. Training begins at 7 pm and ends at 9 pm.
Attorney Carol Morris
Member registration – Free for RMSA members only
Other registration – $95 per person
A fee of $25 will be charged for cancellations made more than one week prior to the meeting for which you are registered. Cancellations made less than seven days prior to the meeting for which you are registered will require full payment.
Registration or cancellation questions
For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.