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PMPEI: Course in Community Planning (Dauphin County)
October 6, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
PMPEI: Course in Community Planning
Dauphin County (Harrisburg)
October 6, 13, & 20
Location: Swatara Township Building
For more information contact Andrew Bomberger, 717-234-2639 (email@example.com)
COST: $35 for the entire course.
CONTINUING ED: Continuing education credits are available for realtors, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, UCC officials and lawyers.
NOTE: Attendance at all three sessions is required for completion of the course.
Visit http://www.tcrpc-pa.org/edtraining/ to register.
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.