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Planning and Zoning Training Workshops are scheduled!


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Capital Improvements Programs Workshop - Sponsored by the MEDC’s Redevelopment Ready Communities Program

February 15, 2018 | Newaygo, The Stream

February 21, 2018 | Roscommon Village Hall

March 6, 2018 | Owosso, Comstock Inn


Site Plan Review Workshop

February 27, 2018 | Delta Twp Hall (Lansing area)

Planning & Zoning Essentials Workshop

March 1, 2018 | Frankenmuth, Bavarian Inn Lodge

March 7, 2018 | West Branch Quality Inn
March 15, 2018 | Grand Rapids, Eberhard Center GVSU 


Zoning Board of Appeals Workshop
March 1, 2018 | Frankenmuth, Bavarian Inn Lodge


Risk Management Workshop 

March 15, 2018 | Grand Rapids, Eberhard Center GVSU


Early every year, MAP offers a variety of workshops throughout the state to meet the training needs of community planning officials.  Our highly experienced instructors enable new officials to better understand their roles and responsibilities and reacquaint experienced officials with innovative planning tools and techniques.

We make it easy for you to receive the education and training necessary to keep up with the ever-changing land-use landscape.


Who should consider attending?

  • New planning commissioners and zoning board of appeals members learning roles and responsibilities
  • Experienced planning commissioners and zoning board of appeals members needing a refresher
  • Elected and appointed officials
  • Zoning administrators
  • Staff
  • Emerging planning professionals
  • Planning students (special student-member rate!)
What makes these workshops valuable?
  • All instructors are certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
  • All attendees receive a supplemental guidebook
  • All workshops include a half-hour break for networking and a light dinner. 
  • MAP's reputation and credibility as a land use leader are widely recognized, assuring the highest quality educational experience.



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