Provides zoning hearing board members, board solicitors, zoning officers, and elected municipal officials–regardless of experience–with the basic principles, procedures and information needed to effectively carry out their functions in the administration of municipal zoning ordinances.
The course covers the technical aspects of zoning and how to build effective relationships with the public. Hands-on experiences and discussions are built into each session. Participants practice how to conduct effective zoning hearings in a mock zoning hearing session.
- Principles of zoning
- Key zoning terms
- Zoning administration team
- Zoning officer duties
- Enforcement notice procedures
- Key issues related to variances, special exceptions, and nonconforming uses
- How to conduct a zoning hearing
All PMPEI courses are continuously updated to reflect the most recent amendments to the Municipalities Planning Code.