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Planning and Zoning Essentials

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018; 5:30pm - 8:30pm

SmartZone, 2345 Meridian St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Early Bird Registration fee: $50 | After Feb 27: $65


Register Online Here    |   View the Registration Form Here


Training generously sponsored by the 

Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning & Development Commission


What can the Planning and Zoning Essentials workshop do for you?


* Clarify the expectations and limitations of your position.

* Help you recognize when there’s a conflict of interest.

* Equip you with the best planning and zoning practices to sharpen your decision-making skills.

* Boost your confidence as an elected official, planning commissioner, or zoning board of appeals member during meetings.


MAP’s popular workshop, Planning and Zoning Essentials, is designed for anyone who deals with planning and zoning issues in your community. This information-packed program is ideal for introducing new planning commissioners and zoning board of appeals members to their roles and responsibilities, and also for more experienced officials looking to refresh their skills and build upon existing knowledge.

Roles and responsibilities, site plan review, master planning, zoning ordinances, variances, how to determine practical difficulty, and standards for decision-making are all presented in this comprehensive workshop.


Why Planning and Zoning Essentials?

* All workshop instructors are certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

* Registration includes a copy of MAP’s Planning and Zoning Essentials guidebook— a 95-page resource filled with information to help you make better decisions.

* For more than 70 years, MAP’s reputation and credibility as a land use leader in Michigan have been widely recognized, assuring the highest quality educational experience.


Learn from MAP’s experienced and credentialed instructor:

* Brad Neumann, AICP - Educator with MSU Extension based in Marquette, and an educational resource for local governments across the UP with a focus on land use planning and zoning.


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