Citizens Planning Academy – June 2021

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How Ordinances Shape a City

Wednesday, June 9th at 6 PM MT. Free and open to the public.

Join us June 9th at 6pm MT for the fourth session in our 2021 series with Don Elliott.

This year’s theme is Tools for Good Growth with each session covering a particular regulatory tool used in planning to help attendees learn ways to achieve the growth they want in their community. This month’s presenter will dive into the tool of Ordinances

Attend Online:

Join remotely from any internet-connected device. Email to RSVP. Meeting log in information will be shared via email.


Learn more about the series here or view past session videos on our YouTube channel.

About our Presenter:

Don Elliott

Donald Elliott, FAICP, is a Director with Clarion Associates, LLC, a land use consulting firm with offices in Denver and Chapel Hill and affiliate offices in Cincinnati and Philadelphia. Don has assisted over 40 U.S. communities to update plans and regulations related to housing, zoning, subdivision, and land development. 

Don teaches graduate level course on Land Use Regulation at the University of Colorado at Denver School of Architecture and Planning and is a member of the Denver Planning Board. He is the author of A Better Way to Zone (Island Press 2008), co-author of The Rules that Shape Urban Form (APA 2012) and The Citizen’s Guide to Planning (APA 2009) and has served as the editor of Colorado Land Planning and Development Law for over 20 years.

Don has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy Analysis from Yale University, a law degree from Harvard Law School, and a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.