PSATS Zoning Academy - 12/7-9/21 - Cumberland County

The PSATS Zoning Academy is a multi-day class that is focused on providing attendees with a foundational understanding of all important aspects of zoning in Pennsylvania. This class will greatly benefit newer zoning officials, those looking to become zoning officials and municipal officials and employees seeking a better understanding of zoning’s impact on municipal operations.

Topics include:

  • Legal foundations and framework of zoning
  • Overview of key elements of the Municipalities Planning Code
  • Review of important zoning terminology and elements
  • Permitting process
  • Use regulations and zoning districts
  • Enforcement
  • Zoning hearing boards and hearings
  • New and emerging zoning uses

At the conclusion of the PSATS Zoning Academy, the exam will be provided to attendees who have selected the option to join the Pennsylvania Association of Zoning Officials (PAAZO) and take the Certified Zoning Official examination offered through PAAZO. This prestigious designation is currently held by less than 200 people statewide.

            December 7-9, 2021

            PSATS Education Center
            4855 Woodland Drive
            Enola, PA 17025

            December 7-8:   9:30 am – 4:00 pm;
            December 9:      9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Registration Fee:

            $249.00 - member (no PAAZO membership or CZO exam)

            $299.00 - non-member (no PAAZO membership or CZO exam);

            $ 75.00 – CZO Exam  (includes one-year PAAZO membership; a savings of $50.)

             *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).


Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice. Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee.  For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

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