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CVIOG Planning & Zoning 101: The Basics

April 26, 2017

All appointed board and commission members (existing and new), local government staff, and elected officials should attend this training.

This is a solid introduction to the basics of what planning and zoning are.

You will learn:

  • terminology
  • what the roles in the local government planning and zoning processes are (citizens, applicants, planning commission/planning commissioners, planning and zoning staff, and elected officials)
  • what state laws are applicable to the work Planners and Zoners do
  • what the job is and how to do the job
  • how to interpret and use the city/county comprehensive plan to make land use decisions
  • why the plan is the anchor of those decisions
  • how to use the local ordinance and the plan to make the decisions
  • how to plan for the future: demographic and land use trends as well as population projections and asset-based planning.

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April 26, 2017
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UGA Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Road
Lawrenceville, GA United States