9:00 am09:00

PAW Sign Code Updates Training

Join your colleagues for a day of learning on how to position your jurisdiction to successfully respond to the Reed v. Town of Gilbert decision from the United States Supreme Court which has found content-based sign regulations are an unconstitutional restriction on free speech. 

Jun 2

June 1-2, 2017: Inland Empire Section Conference in Idaho

The Inland Empire Section of the Washington APA is pleased to announce the 2017 Inland Empire Section Conference, June 1 and 2. We will meet again this year at Elkin's Resort in Priest Lake, Idaho. Sessions qualify for AICP CM Credits.

May 24-25, 2017: Cultural Resource Protection Summit at Suquamish, Washington
May 25

May 24-25, 2017: Cultural Resource Protection Summit at Suquamish, Washington

The 2017 Cultural Resource Protection Summit marks the tenth anniversary of our gathering.  Since its inception, the primary goal in organizing the annual Summit has been to facilitate amongst all affected parties an open, frank discussion about the intersection between cultural resources and land use.  The Summit is designed to promote collaborative cultural resource planning as an effective means of finding resolution to issues before they escalate into emotionally-charged, divisive, and expensive stalemates or lawsuits.

9:15 am09:15

March 24, 2017: Land Use Boot Camp in Washington

Land Use Boot Camp

Friday March 24, 2017 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Lacey Community Center 

Don't miss out on this great program available to you!

Session Highlights: Vested Rights for Dummies, Vested Rights for Stormwater Regulations, Planning Meets Water Rights, Municipal Regulation of Homelessness, Updating Your Sign Code and Land Use Case Law. 

Audience: PAW Land Use Boot Camp events are skill based courses for planning, administrative and legal professionals focusing on timely issues and include land use law and practice updates.  AICP CM and CLE credits available.

Cost:  $80 for PAW Members      $100 for Non-Members


March 16-17, 2017: RMLUI Western Places/Western Spaces conference
Mar 18

March 16-17, 2017: RMLUI Western Places/Western Spaces conference

Across the Rocky Mountain region, creating spaces that work for diverse populations—rich and poor, young and old, newcomers and natives—is a central challenge of our times. The theme for the 2017 Western Places/Western Spaces conference, Creating Inclusive Communities, focuses on the challenges and strategies available to cities—large and small—to plan for and build communities in which everyone can find their place.

2016 WP & MAP Joint Conference
Aug 12

2016 WP & MAP Joint Conference

  • Great Falls, Montana

This year’s event will take place August 10- 12, 2016, at the Civic Center in Great Falls, Montana. 

May 20

Uintah Basin Spring APA UT Conference

Register for the Uintah Basin Spring APA UT Conference

Come join us May 19-20, 2016 in the beautiful Uintah Basin for the American Planning Association Utah Spring Conference.  With mobile tours, walking tours, and biking tours you will have plenty of opportunity to explore and learn.  Great speakers from all over the region to discuss the topics that you have been wondering about.


If you haven’t been to the Uintah Basin in a while, you may not know that there are plenty of new hotels and great restaurants to try.  http://www.dinoland.com/  Come prepared to enjoy biking, kayaking, camping, and plenty of exploring.  We will help you get started by offering lots of conference extras!

  • Wednesday evening social at the Dinosaur Fieldhouse http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/utah-field-house/
  • $1 entrance into Dinosaur National Monument. http://www.nps.gov/dino/index.htm
  • Open house Thursday night at new Uintah Library with dinner, dessert, and entertainment. http://uintahlibrary.org/
  • Free and reduce entrance into the brand new Uintah County Recreation Center. http://www.uintahrecreation.org/

Of course if you decide to come just for the conference there is the amazing conference line-up, full of interactive, dynamic sessions, and great CM opportunities to discuss Planning Resources

Register for the Uintah Basin Spring APA UT Conference