Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference

The 30th Anniversary Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference will be held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Friday, January 22, 2016. Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey, is the keynote speaker. Dr. Jones is one of the most recognized experts on earthquake risks in Southern California and has authored over 100 papers on research seismology with a primary interest in earthquake statistics and integrated disaster scenarios.

This year’s dynamic panels include:

• A 30-Year Prospective Look at Land Use Law in California
• CEQA 2015: Discussion about the Supreme Court’s decisions
• Quick Hits: Updates on a variety of topics
• Planning, Zoning and Development Law
• Affordable Housing

The Land Use Law & Planning Conference is largely regarded as the preeminent land use conference in the West. This one-day interdisciplinary program features a variety of knowledgeable speakers who will provide succinct and provocative updates on core state and federal case law and legislation, land use law and planning issues. The conference is essential for attorneys, planners, environmentalists, and developers who need to know how land use law and planning is changing and affecting their interests. 

The conference is hosted by the UCLA Extension Public Policy Program, and is approved for 7 hours of CM (AICP) credit and 7 hours MCLE (State Bar of California) credit.

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their endorsement and support of this annual conference:

American Bar Association, State and Local Government Law Section
American Planning Association, California Chapter
California Association of Environmental Professionals
California Planning Roundtable
California State Association of Counties 
Environmental Law Section of the California State Bar
Lewis Center, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs


2016 Brochure