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Central Section Event: Meeting the Letter and Spirit of the Law: Legal Components of Comprehensive Plans | 5.75 CM
May 2, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm
This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the legal connection between Comprehensive Plans and the PA Municipalities Planning Code. Matthew J. Creme, Jr., Esq. will cover all of the applicable laws that are noted in Article III, Section 301(a)(6) which require municipalities to plan for the protection of natural and historic resources. Other applicable laws that are required to be followed when completing a municipal, regional or county comprehensive plan will also be covered Community planning documents that impact the development of comprehensive plans and how these plans including recreation plans, sewerage plans, and housing plans can complement each other will also be discussed. In addition, this workshop will discuss the five key components to developing plan content and the process to create a comprehensive plan more likely to be implemented and provoke action and results will be a key topic.
Registration fee is $40.00 for APA PA members and $45.00 for non members.
This workshop has been approved for 4.25CM credits and 1.5 Law .