Land Use Planning in Oregon: A Fifty (plus) Year Legacy

Speakers:  Vickie Hardin Woods and Randall Tosh

This training will help local government officials undertake land use planning in an effective and efficient manner, and provide the participants with a thorough overview of all aspects of the “nuts and bolts” of Oregon’s unique land use process. Topics will include:

  • Structure and history of Oregon’s statewide land use planning system
  • How to guide on statewide land use planning implemented on the local level
  • The comprehensive plan, its nature, purpose, and scope
  • The Urban Growth Boundary, what it is and why you care
  • Local land development ordinance, its components and functions
  • How land use decisions are made and contested

LGMC: #5 – 6 hours

Available Sessions