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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Webinars Week of September 13

Please see below for webinars of interest for the week of September 13. Lancaster County Planning is only hosting and offering certificates for Penn State Land Use Webinars. Registration and credits for all other webinars are the responsibility of individual attendees.

Short-Term Rental Trends and How to Craft an Ordinance to Handle Them

Penn State Extension

September 15, 202 12:00 - 1:15 PM

1.25 AICP CM and LA CES PDH Credits

This webinar will discuss the most recent data and trends for short-term rentals and share strategies to help communities minimize negative impacts and improve compliance via their ordinances as well as highlight a local effort to educate local government, short-term renters and short-term rental owners about this issue


LCP will host this webinar for live viewing. Click here to register on the Eventbrite link.


Fire & Water: Extreme Weather Trends and Community Infrastructure | The Basics

American Planning Association / Sustainable Communities Division

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 1:00- 2:00 PM EDT

1.5 AICP CM and LA CES PDH Credits

Join your APA colleagues for this introductory session to learn more about this timely issue for our communities.  Panelists and discussions will consider impacts on infrastructure and social vulnerability as well as the role planners can play in improving outcomes.


The 15-Minute City: Our Past and Our Future

American Planning Association /

Friday, September 17, 2021 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT

1.5 AICP CM and LA CES PDH Credits

The idea of the 15-minute city is a concept that is here to stay because it is an elegant summation of what has always been the fundamental goal of a transportation and land-use system for creating environmentally, and socially, sustainable places. It also contains the seeds for the revitalization and restoration of thousands of older cities and towns in America. But what does the 15-minute city look like? To illustrate the concept, Dr. Garrick will use the case of Zürich, Switzerland which has slowly over the last 50 years recreated itself as one of the world’s preeminent 15-minute cities.

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