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Land Use and Zoning for Paralegals

  • 08/26/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Land-Use-and-Zoning-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/86573ER_WAWPA478900000?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Applications, Approval Process, Appeals and Other Essentials

Assisting attorneys with land use matters requires a thorough understanding of the law, applications and procedures. Do you have the knowhow you need to effectively navigate the approval processes? This program will show you how to prepare land use applications and work with local governments to get clients the permits and entitlements they need. Build your knowledge and skills - register today!

  • Understand the regulatory framework of land use law and how the approval process works. 
  • Discover how to prepare applications for variances, conditional use permits and other entitlements.
  • Get tips for communicating with local government offices.
  • Know where to look to find supporting evidence for applications and hearings.
  • Learn how to help your attorney appeal unfavorable land use decisions.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with practical skills for handling land use and zoning issues. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Land Use and Zoning Legal Essentials
  2. Fundamentals of the Land Use Approval Process
  3. Obtaining Variances and Conditional Use Permits
  4. Zoning Ordinance and Map Amendments for Paralegals
  5. Assisting with the Appeals Process
  6. Paralegal Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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