Learn about land use from Institute volunteer and former agency
counsel, Michael Martello. These videos capture a range of
topics, including non-conforming land use, general plans,
permits, variances and land use findings.
Public engagement processes are often forums for very deeply held concerns. In some cases, public engagement participants will have very strongly held views about the topics to be discussed; the local (or regional) agency and officials involved; and/or the public engagement process itself.
These videos provide explanations from local agency
experts on the nuts and bolts of key issues impacting local
government including staff-executive relationships, leadership,
and decision-making skills, and land use.