Publications & Resources

Decision Making Process in Land Use Decisions – What hat do I wear?


Housing Clearinghouse

Accessory Dwelling Unit Resources

ADU Presentation for ULCT sept 13 2018

Accessory Dwellings A one-stop source about accessory dwelling units including links to nationwide ordinances

Understanding Accessory Dwelling Units A great FAQ section is found here!

American Planning Association ADU respources

Removing Barriers to Backyard Cottages – Seattle, Washington

A 2018 Guide to New Housing Law in California

The concept of Gentle Density

Tiny Homes

A Government’s Guide to Tiny House Regulation



Land Use 101 Utah State University Broadcasts Presentation Material

Land Use 101 Powers & Duties 2019

Conditional Use Permits 11.2.19

General Plans & Zoning 11.2.2019

Land Use 101 Powers & Duties 11.2.2019

Meeting Procedures & Ethics 11.2.19

Public Meetings 11.2.19

Other Publications to help you do your job!

Utah League of Cities and Towns Powers & Duties Handbook 2018 and City Directory
Link to books ULCT

A must read for all Appeal Authorities! Handbook 2017

Land Use Authority Handbook 2017

2018 Land Use Legislative Bill Summary

Summary of Land Use Legislative updates required for Municipalities 2005-2017
Land Use legislative updates 2006-2017

Subdivision Assurances Legislative changes Summary 2017 Bonding Assurances handout 2017

How Dialogue Can Help Small Rural Towns Navigate Planning Challenges

Primer on Robert’s Rules of Order

Samples of Rules of Procedure 2017

Other Presentations:
2017 Legislative Update

State of Utah Office of the Ombudsman flyer 

Land Use Handbook May 2016