2019 PAAZO Fall Seminar - 9/18/19 - Montgomery County

This full-day seminar is an excellent opportunity for zoning officers, planners, and other officials to get caught up on recent zoning and land use developments, as well as obtain a refresher on other commonly addressed issues and concerns. Whether you are experienced or just starting out, you will leave this seminar better prepared to address your township’s zoning and planning issues.

Among the topics to be covered in this seminar are zoning officers as detectives, preparing for hearings before magisterial district judges, tips for communicating with residents, best practices for code enforcement challenges, and an update on recent zoning-related cases.

Eligible for 5 PMGA Planning/Zoning points

Eligible for 5 CZO continuing education points


      9:00 AM            Registration Begins

      9:30 AM            Welcome and Introduction                     

      9:35 AM            Zoning Officers as Detectives

                                   Phil Ehlinger
                                   Deputy Borough Manager & Zoning Officer
                                   Borough of Doylestown

     10:35 AM           Break

     10:45 AM           Are You Prepared for Your Next Magisterial District Justice Hearing?

                                   Michael G. Crotty, Esquire
                                   Siana, Bellwoar & McAndrew, LLP, Chester Springs 

     11:20 AM           Best Practices for Communicating with Residents

                                   Michael G. Crotty, Esquire
                                   Siana, Bellwoar & McAndrew, LLP, Chester Springs

     12:00 PM           Lunch

     12:45 PM           Tips for Working Through Code Enforcement Challenges

                                    Kristin S. Camp, Esquire
                                    Buckley Brion Morris & McGuire, LLP, West Chester

       1:45 PM            Break 

       1:50 PM            TBD 

       2:50 PM            Recent Case Update

                                    Scott E. Coburn, Esquire
                                    Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors                                
        3:30 PM            Adjournment


               September 18, 2019

                Class:  9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


                Montgomery County
                Holiday Inn Lansdale
                1750 Sumneytown Pike
                Kulpsville, PA 19443   

Registration Fee:

                 Member* -  $99.00
                 Non-Member –  $125.00

           *PSATS Member (registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or its affiliates (solicitors, engineers, planners and emergency management association.)


Cancellations/No show Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing by faxing to 717-763-9732 or sending an email to cancellations@psats.org. Refunds will be determined by the date of the fax or email. A cancellation received less than 10 business days before the session you are registered for is subject to a $20 processing fee for refunds.Those who cancel within two business days of the session date or do not attend forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

Accessibility & Other Needs:

All sessions will be held at ADA-accessible locations. Please use the "accessibility needs" line to indicate alternate format, sign language requirements, or any other accessibility needs you have.

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