The 2020 Local Land Use Planning and Zoning series is underway.
Programs will be delivered by webinar. (If you have limited or no Internet access, it is possible to listen by phone.) Programs cover topics of interest to Wisconsin local government officials, members of planning bodies, citizens, attorneys and land use planners. Each session includes the opportunity to participate with questions and comments.
Programs hosted and moderated by the University of Wisconsin -Madison Division of Extension Local Government Center and the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture.
- Managing Local Rights-of Way and Wisconsin’s New 5G/Small Cell Law
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
10:30 am – 12:00 Noon
Recent laws and regulations to facilitate the deployment of “small wireless facilities” impact local rights-of-way and property uses. These new laws place additional limitations on a local government’s regulatory authority over wireless telecommunications facilities, include facilities used to provide the next generation of cellphone technology referred to as “5G.” Learn how and to what extent these changes affect your local rights-of-way management and property regulation authority.Presented by Attorneys Anita Gallucci and Julia Potter, Boardman & Clark LLP
- Planning Body Members Responsibilities as Local Officials
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
10:30 am – 12:00 Noon
This program for members and staff of local plan commissions, county planning and zoning committees and zoning boards of appeal/adjustment. It will cover aspects of the open meetings law, ethics and conflicts of interest laws that involve those serving on planning bodies.
Presented by Attorney Philip Freeburg, UW-Madison Division of Extension Local Government Center
- Annual Case Law and Legislative Update
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
10:30 am — 12:00 Noon
Planning law is constantly changing. This program reviews recent court decisions and legislation from the past year affecting planning and land use in Wisconsin.
Presented by Professor Brian Ohm., Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, UW-Madison and UW-Madison Division of Extension.
Each webinar is $20. For more information, download the 2020 Local Land Use, Planning and Zoning brochure.
To register online, use the link in the program description. To register by phone, call 608-262-0810.
Payment is due upon registration. If you wish to pay by check a mail in registration form is available here:
Continuing Education Credit for 2020 Local Land Use, Planning and Zoning Teleconferences
For live attendance at these webinars, Continuing Maintenance (CM) from American Institute of Certified Planners and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) from the Board of Bar Examiners, accreditation has been applied for.