• Welcome to the AEP San Francisco Bay Area ChapterAEP SF

    Welcome to the AEP San Francisco Bay Area ChapterAEP SF

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AEP supports environmental professionals by providing a vast array of programs and events.

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East Bay Happy Hour with State Board - Jan. 26

Meet your AEP State Board; they're meeting in Berkeley this quarter! Join your fellow AEP professionals for a happy hour at Spats in Berkeley. This event is open to the CAL AEP Student Chapter and to all professionals. AEP will cover your first drink for the first 20 RSVPs! And a Burger station will be available nearby for bites!

When: Friday, Jan. 26, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Spats, 1974 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Cost: Free for AEP members; $10 for non-members
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.VP of Programs for the East Bay
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Navigating the Legal and Political Pitfalls of Ballot Box Land Use Planning - Feb. 21

Join AEP and our speakers as they discuss the use of initiatives and referenda by development proponents and opponents to regulate, promote, and constrain land uses. The panel will discuss roles, concerns, and strategies of all parties typically involved in initiatives for land use planning projects and policies. The speakers will share legal perspectives from the developer’s side and from the public interest side and discuss how planning initiatives affect and intersect with traditional community planning and environmental review processes, such as CEQA. On the practical side, the panel will review recent California examples of successful planning initiative campaigns as well as grassroots efforts against measures. Finally, the panel will address the question: are ballot initiatives rightly called an end-run around CEQA?

When: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Where: United Way Room (Ground Floor), 550 Kearny Street, San Francisco
Cost: Free for AEP members; $20 for non-members
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., VP of Programs for San Francisco
Credits: MCLE Credit: 1.0 hour; AICP Credit: Pending approval for 1.0 hour
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Advanced CEQA Workshops - Feb 26-28

This workshop is designed to help consultants, regulators, applicants, and industry professionals stay current on legal trend, and “hot topics” affecting the application of the Law and Guidelines. The workshop is approved each year for AICP and MCLE credits.

Bay Area workshops:

  • Monday, Feb. 26 in San Jose
  • Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Santa Rosa
  • Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Oakland

Visit the state AEP website for details and registration.


North Bay AEP/APA Happy Hour - Feb. 27

Let’s kick off the year with a social hour at Steele & Hops after the Advanced CEQA Workshop in Santa Rosa. Abundant drink menu focusing on local breweries and delectable appetizers. Come meet other planning professionals and enjoy a drink and small plates.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Steele & Hops, 1902 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa
Cost: Free for AEP members
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.VP of Programs for the North Bay
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Updated Jan. 18, 2018.