The Effect of Zoning and Land Use Laws on Real Property Development in Tennessee



Thursday, December 01, 2005
2:30 PM-10:30 PM CST

Millennium Maxwell House Hotel

2025 Metro Center Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37228

The National Business Institute is hosting this one-day seminar covering zoning issues on Thursday, December 1, 2005 from 9:00 am through 4:30 pm at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. Boult Cummings attorney, Jim Murphy, will be speaking at this event. Here is a summary of what will be covered:

  • Learn what steps need to be taken on a local, regional and state level to obtain a permit
  • Discover your options by knowing the limits placed on governmental power
  • Expand your practice by uncovering the essentials for litigating a zoning case
  • Fight for your client - master the Administrative Appeal Process
  • Potentially impact zoning decisions by understanding how a zoning ordinance is adopted
  • Identify potential problems by discussing conflicts of interest and ex parte contacts with government officials
  • Stay in the loop in your community by becoming familiar with local zoning issues including economic development and smart growth

This course has been approved by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 Continuing Education Credits, including 1.0 hour of ethics.  Attendance at the entire seminar is required in order to receive credit.

To register for this seminar, go to For additional information, please contact Chris Billingslea at 615-252-3515 or e-mail

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