URP Student Opportunity: MAP Planning & Zoning Essentials | Mt. Pleasant

Date: January 14, 2015
Location: URP Student Opportunity: MAP Planning & Zoning Essentials | Mt. Pleasant Isabella County Building, 200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Time: 4-9 p.m.
Register: Information and registration

The Michigan Association of Planning’s Planning & Zoning Essentials program will be held on Jan. 14, 2015, at the Isabella County Building in Mt. Pleasant. This program is ideal for 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, comprehensive planning, zoning ordinances, variances, how to determine practical difficulty, and standards for decision-making are covered. Urban & Regional Planning students are encouraged to attend this program.

There are three registration options:

  1. Attend the Full Program (4 - 9 pm) and get the best overview and understanding of how the planning commissioners, zoning board of appeals members, elected officials, and staff interact.
  2. Attend the Planning Commission Session (4 - 7:30 pm)
  3. Attend the Zoning Board of Appeals Session (6 - 9 pm)