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September 10, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Time Details:
This is a three-session course, which will take place from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM on September 10, 17, 24. Please arrive by 6:00 PM at the first session.
Upper Merion Township Building (Freedom Hall)
175 West Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Rita McKelvey 610-278-3753
$110* per person
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The Course in Zoning (September 10, 17, 24)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

This three-session course focuses on the fundamentals for developing a sound zoning ordinance. 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. It 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. Participants will have an opportunity to take part in mapping exercises, reviews of ordinance provisions, and discussions of problem situations. The course is limited to 25 participants, and preregistration is required. The registration fee is $110 per person. *Municipalities with a current planning assistance contact with MCPC are eligible for a discounted rate of $90. Professional credits are available for an additional cost.