At Clearzoning, we encourage ongoing education and training. That’s why we are frequently asked to present informational sessions at local, regional, statewide, and national conferences. We also regularly publish a monthly news brief – a short one-page summary of current planning, zoning, and transportation issues.

Upcoming Conferences/Presentations:

  • The experienced team at Clearzoning is frequently asked to make presentations and lead workshops. Check back to see where we’ll be in 2016.

 Recent Conferences/Presentations:

  • Food Truck Rally in Royal Oak, MI

    Food Truck Rally in Royal Oak, MI

    October 8, 2015 (10:15 a.m.) – Detroit, MI: “What Football Can Teach You About Running Your Planning Department” at the Michigan Association of Planning Annual Conference.  Our session handout is available.


  • April 27, 2014 (4 p.m.) – Atlanta, GA: “Making Space for Food Trucks” at the American Planning Association Annual Conference. Food trucks have evolved in recent years. Even high-end fare like escargot is not uncommon. But most zoning regulations have not kept pace. Explore key considerations for food-truck regulations. Examine specific zoning and licensing provisions communities can use to accommodate the food-truck industry. And learn from communities that have stayed ahead of the curve and adopted regulations specifically for mobile-food vendors. Clearzoning President Rodney Arroyo will be presenting in this session.
  • April 16, 2013 – Chicago, IL:  “The Little Suburb that Could” at the American Planning Association Annual Conference. In the midst of Michigan’s severe recession, one city looked for ways to position the community for future growth and improvement. Learn more about the positive steps taken by this city from Clearzoning’s Rod Arroyo and David Birchler.


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