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PMPEI: Course in Community Planning (Montgomery County)
Montgomery County (King of Prussia)
March 7, 14 and 21 (time TBD)
Location: Upper Merion Township Municipal Bldg. 175 W Valley Forge Rd. King of Prussia
To register contact Rita McKelvey, 610-278-3753 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For more information visit: www.montcopa.org/1456/The-Course-in-Community-Planning
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.