The New York Planning Federation is an authorized provider of training for planning and zoning board members as required by New York State. We provide certificates of attendance for anyone attending our webinars and for those who watch our recorded sessions. Many of our programs are also eligible for Certified Maintenance (CM) credit for professional planners and can be used as professional development electives for code enforcement officers.

Recorded programs will be accessible to members via the website shortly, but in the meantime you can email us for a link to watch any of the recordings listed below.

Please call 518-512-5270 or email nypf@nypf.org with any questions. 

EMAIL THE NYPF OFFICE AT NYPF@NYPF.ORG TO OBTAIN A LINK(S) AND VIEW A VARIETY OF THE TRAINING

THE ESSENTIALS OF PLANNING AND ZONING

Introduction to Planning, Zoning and Land Use

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Preparing a Comprehensive Plan

Understanding and Applying SEQRA (NY State Environmental Quality Review Act)

The What, Why, and How of Site Plan Review

Common Mistakes and Mishaps in Site Plan Review

 

 

MEETING PROCESS AND COMMUNITCATION

Enhancing Transparency Effectiveness in Planning Proceedings

Innovations and Best Practices for Planning/Zoning Boards

Engaging Diverse Communities and Dealing with Difficult People

Working with Elected Officials and Understanding Everyone’s Role in Planning

The Open Meetings Law for Zoning and Planning Boards, Part 2

Working with Developers to Foster Investment in the Community

Communication, the Media and Social Media

Open Government and Planning and Zoning Decision Making

 

 

CLEAN ENERGY

Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act 2020 (AREGCA)

New York State’s Clean Energy Goals

Large Scale Renewable Energy Projects in New York State

Land Use Regulation for Small Scale Renewable Energy Projects

 

ZONING PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

 Zoning in America

Planning for Clean Energy

The Importance of Planning During and After the Pandemic