Emerging Issues in Planning & Zoning (2020)

Recorded On: 09/10/2020

Part one of this three part series will dig into mining operations and short-term rentals and gain insights into how townships can mitigate the legal issues while addressing the concerns of its residents. Review the fundamentals of planning and zoning for both wind and solar energy and learn more about utility-scale, non-residential solar arrays. This entire series combines a how-to guide with real-life practical experiences

Not only has it gone virtual, our ever-popular Hot Topics workshop has been divided into three separate hour-long webinars. The segments include:

  • Mining Operations & Short-Term Rentals
  • Intro. to P&Z for Wind and Solar Energy 
  • P&Z for Utility-Scale Solar Energy 

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Catherine P. Kaufman

Attorney & Partner

Catherine P. Kaufman is an attorney and partner at Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber & Kaufman, PC. Her practice includes all facets of municipal representation, with a concentration on land use, zoning and planning matters. She has served as advisor to municipal planning commissions and zoning boards of appeal, as well as to private citizen and environmental groups. A member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, she has also worked as a land use planner and is active in statewide planning organizations. An honors graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University, she received a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Wayne State University.

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