Wednesday, July 19 • 10:30am - 12:10pm
V. Strategic Planning and Permitting for Development

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Practical and informative course designed to address strategies for obtaining environmental and growth management approvals for land development projects under Florida’s current laws and agency practices;; consideration of effects of recent legislation and administrative actions taken by the Executive Branch; discussion of successful approaches to processing and obtaining environmental permits from regulatory agencies, determinations of when to obtain the required permits and in what order, and the level of specificity and procedural requirements of each agency. Course to also cover tracking and managing activities for compliance with permit conditions, tips for gaining the respect of regulatory agencies, and steps that should be taken to avoid costly enforcement litigation. Audience participation is encouraged. 

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Dennis D. Mele

Partner, Land Use & Zoning, Greenspoon Marder
Dennis D. Mele is a partner and Chair of the Land Use & Zoning practice group. He is widely recognized for his work in land use, zoning, environmental and governmental law. Having experience as a land planner and a city manager, Mr. Mele has a unique understanding of the myriad issues... Read More →
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Abbey Naylor

Vice President, Birkitt Environmental Services, Inc.
Abbey Naylor has over 17 years of experience in the environmental industry in Florida and the Southeast US. Her specialties include local, state, and federal permitting; project management, environmental site assessments including threatened and endangered species surveys, wetland... Read More →
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David Powell

Shareholder, Hopping Green & Sams
David has 30 years of experience in real estate development throughout Florida, including land use approvals and entitlements for master-planned communities, industrial projects, and coastal resorts. His most recent work includes the 133,000-acre North Ranch Master Plan for 500,000... Read More →
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Kimball Woodbury

Manager, Woodbury Development Company

Wednesday July 19, 2017 10:30am - 12:10pm EDT
Jacksonville/ Tallahassee