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PMPEI: Course in Community Planning (Chester County)
Chester County (West Chester)
March 7, 21 and 28 (time TBD)
Location: West Chester University, Graduate Center, 1160 McDermott Drive, West Chester PA
To register contact William Stevens, 484-680-5570 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For more information visit: http://www.cc2020.org/
This course teaches planning commissioners, local officials, and others how to carry out their responsibilities under the PA Municipalities Planning Code. Participants learn where planning fits in the framework of local government, how planning commissioners relate to the governing body, zoning hearing board, and zoning officer. Topics include basic knowledge of the Municipalities Planning Code, comprehensive planning, plan implementation including zoning, subdivision and land development regulations, the Official Map, and how effective planning commissions work together. Multi-municipal planning and implementing planning agreements is emphasized. The course is designed for new and experienced planners and officials. A planning exercise based on Marcellus Shale natural gas exploration is included in the course.
For more information go to PMPEI.org.