Permitting in Washington State can be a long, drawn-out and costly process. Permitting time and expenses increase carrying and holding costs, which ultimately end up in the sales price. Are the benefits of Washington’s land use and environmental laws being undermined by negative impact of these regulations on our ability to build affordable housing and viable commercial projects? Can we streamline SEPA, GMA and other permitting requirements while also preserving the fundamental purposes of these regulations? Please plan to join us as we examine ways to expedite the permit processes, keep project development costs reasonable, and protect what we love about Washington.
Don’t Miss These Topics!
- Transit Oriented Development Case Studies
- Permitting Tools
- Permitting Residential Properties in Incorporated and Unincorporated King County
- Permitting Large and Industrial Projects
- Permitting Renewable Energy Inclusions on Large Commercial Projects
- Putting It All Together – The Future of Environmentalism and Project Permitting in the New Carbon Paradigm and Carbon Economy
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Who Should Attend:
Land Use Professionals
Real Estate Professionals
Anyone Interested in or Affected by the Changing Rules and Regulations Involved in Permitting in Washington
Thursday, May. 20, 2010
| 9:00||Introduction and Overview|
Brower Law PS
| 9:10||Transit Oriented Development Case Studies|
The Puget Sound Region’s Multi-Billion Dollar
Transit Investment is Driving Real Estate Projects
and Public-Private Partnerships, as Evidenced by
Several Case Studies.
Transit Oriented Development Mgr.,
Environmental Impact Studies; State Environmental
Policy Act; Managing Political Spectrums;
Case Studies - Rainier Valley, Northgate
Department of Planning & Development,
City of Seattle
Foster Pepper PLLC
| 2:00||Permitting Residential Properties in
Incorporated and Unincorporated
Department of Development and Environmental
Services; Residential Building Permits;
Commercial Building Permits; Land Use
Permits; Other Agency Permits; Code
Enforcement; Growth Management Act vs.
Shoreline Management Act
Sound Design and Consulting
| 2:45||Permitting Large and Industrial
Ten Invaluable Practice Pointers
Foster Pepper PLLC
Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson PS
| 3:30||Permitting Renewable Energy
Inclusions on Large Commercial
Proposed New Commercial Seattle Energy Code
Chapter 16 “On-Site Renewable Energy
Systems”; Content, Schedule of Implementation,
Cost of Implementation; City of Seattle “Priority
Green” Permitting; Program Benefits, Program
Costs, and Renewable Energy Benefits;
Renewable Energy Incentives, Rebates, and Tax
| 4:00||Putting It All Together - The Future
of Environmentalism and Project
Permitting in the New Carbon
Paradigm and Carbon Economy|
The Role of Market Forces in Catalyzing Massive
Innovation and Adoption; Revisiting Old Regulatory
Barriers; What do Effective Frameworks
| 5:00||Questions and Answers|
Joshua C. Allen Brower, Program Chair, a partner with Tupper Mack Brower PLLC, practices in the areas of land use, development and real estate, with an emphasis on complex project permitting, appeals and litigation. He represents developers of wind farms and other renewable energy projects, developers of multi-family and commercial projects, business owners and organizations.
Lyle Bicknell is a senior urban designer with the City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development. His specific areas of expertise include street and open space design, and creating successful, walkable communities. Before joining the City of Seattle, he worked in the private sector as an architect and urban designer. He currently heads Seattle’s neighborhood planning team.
Michael O. Bradley, Owner of Sound Design and Consulting, has served as a land use and permitting consultant for
unincorporated King County, Washington since 2001. He
is experienced in the design and permitting of residential
and light commercial projects, land use applications (short
subdivisions, conditional use permits, shoreline permits,
environmental studies), and code enforcement cases, appearing
before the Hearing Examiner.
Joseph A. Brogan is a member at Foster Pepper PLLC where his practice concentrates in land use and environmental law, with a special emphasis on local, state and federal permitting, water resources, and land use litigation. He was previously a legal research fellow with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10, Office of Regional Counsel.
A-P Hurd is a Vice President at Touchstone Corporation, a Seattle-based regional commercial real estate development company that specializes in high-density urban infill projects. She works on corporate strategy and has a particular interest in market mechanisms that can support great design and sustainable solutions.
Scott Kirkpatrick has served as the Transit Oriented Development Manager for Sound Transit, a mass transit system that connects major regional job and housing centers in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties, since 2001.
George A. Kresovich is a principal with Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson PS. His practice focuses primarily on land use and real estate law with an emphasis on litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts and in the representation of controversial projects in administrative hearings. His trial experience, as a prosecutor in Chicago, has been one of the critical factors in the development of his skills in representation of the firm’s clients.
Rae Anne Rushing is the President and CEO of Rushing Company, a Seattle-based mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and sustainability consulting firm, which she co-founded to provide an alternative model to traditional consulting engineering practices. Her primary focus is strategic planning and management of engineering and construction services.
Patrick J. Schneider is a partner at Foster Pepper PLLC, where he practices land use and municipal law. He has extensive experience in both project permitting and land use litigation. Areas of expertise include SEPA, the Shoreline Management Act, historic preservation, the Growth Management Act, regulation of signs, subdivisions, street vacations, and litigation regarding the lawfulness of regulatory exactions.
This seminar is approved for the following credits
6.25 General CLE Credits
WA Real Estate Brokers
If this seminar has not been approved for the credits you require, let us know and we will look into it for you.
Information on Continuing Education Credits
|2 or more (each)
|Government / Non-Profit
|Contractors / Subcontractors
|Real Estate Professional
|On Demand - All Sessions
|On Demand Session 1
|On Demand Session 2
|On Demand Session 3
|On Demand Session 4
|On Demand Session 5
|On Demand Session 6
We will refund your tuition less a $50 cancellation charge if we receive your cancellation by 5/14/2010.
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|Red Lion Hotel on 5th
1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
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