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September 13, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Time Details:
(Please arrive at the first session by 6:00 PM)
Lansdale Borough Hall (Council Chambers)
1 Vine Street
Lansdale, PA 19446
Rita McKelvey 610-278-3753
$110 ($90 for communities with a current MCPC planning assistance contract)
Zoning map
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The Course in Zoning (September 13, 20, 27)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

This course has reached its registration limit. To be placed on a waiting list, contact Rita McKelvey at This three-session course emphasizes the fundamentals for developing a sound zoning ordinance using the authority granted in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC). Course topics include the relationship of zoning to comprehensive plans, key terms used in zoning and how they are applied, critical issues in drafting a zoning ordinance and map, procedures for adopting and amending ordinances, and basic zoning administration. The course also explores techniques such as overlay districts, performance zoning, traditional neighborhood development, and planned residential development as well as the options available through regional planning. Professional credits are offered through PMPEI for registered landscape architects, attorneys, engineers, land surveyors, professional geologists, and uniform construction code officials. Additional fees apply.

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