Planning & Zoning Training

The New York Planning Federation is an authorized provider of training for planning and zoning board members as required by New York State on a yearly basis. We provide certificates of attendance for anyone attending our online trainings and for those who watch our recorded sessions. Many of our programs are also eligible for Certified Maintenance (CM) credit for professional planners.

Please call 518-512-5270 for any questions or to register. If you have any questions regarding our fall training sessions please feel free to call us or email us at nypf@nypf.org. Please visit our website at www.NYPF.org for more information regarding our 2018 fall training. We hope to see you this fall!


Land Use Training & Certification School

The New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR) Land Use Training Program for Local Government Officials is an online training program designed to teach the basics of New York land use law. The program is made available to governmental officials, planning and zoning board members, municipal risk managers and others for noncommercial purposes. It has nine tutorials and quizzes and a glossary with links to definitions and various New York State statutes.

The program is administered by the Pace University Land Use Law Center and the New York Planning Federation.


Join our annual conference to mingle with your peers and learn more about the industry.

Our educational events give you an opportunity to learn, brainstorm and build partnerships with members of other boards & municipalities.

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