The most elementary of the Training Unit’s course offerings, Planning and Zoning: An Introduction is designed for new members of both planning boards and zoning boards of appeals. The course provides a basic overview of the functions of planning boards and zoning boards of appeals and the land use tools they work with, the role of the comprehensive plan, procedures for holding meetings and hearings, and the enforcement of the boards’ decisions.
This course is 2 hours in length.
Resources Provided by DOS
This essential publication is for municipal officials, attorneys, and planning boards. It has the complete text of relevant laws, including statutory changes from the 2010 Legislative Session.