Available Training

Available Training
As we prepare our schedule for training opportunities, we want to hear what you are interested in.  Do you want to attend a Planned Unit Development training session or would you rather learn what your role and duty is as a planning or zoning board member?  These are just some examples of training that can be conducted.  Please contact the Planning Department at either (585) 815-7901 or to let us know what training you think is necessary.


Monroe County Land Use Decision-Making 
Training Program 
Spring 2019

Location: All Sessions will be held at the Monroe Community College 
 Brighton Location, Flynn Campus Center, Building 3

Cost: Each session costs $40 per workshop and includes 4 hours of training, dinner at 6:00 p.m., and free parking in lot M.

Time: Check in begins at 4:00 p.m. Workshops begin at 4:30 and end at 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday April 24, 2019:
Introduction to Planning & Zoning

Monday April 29, 2019: The New SEQR Basics: 2019 Changes to the State Environmental Quality Review Act

All workshops are eligible for up to four hours of continuing education credit for members of Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Appeals. Certificates of Attendance will reflect the number of hours present at each workshop. Professional credits are pending for Attorneys, Certified Planners, Certified Flood Plain Managers, and Professional Engineers. We will update their status as professional credits are certified. Please contact me if you are waiting to hear about credits.

Friday, May 17, 2019,
Burgundy Basin Inn
361 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York 14534.

For the Workshop information, including registration brochure please visit or contact David Zorn at Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council at or 585-454-0190 x14.
Sessions include: Planning Board Overview, Zoning Board of Appeals Overview, Case Law Update for Planning & Zoning, Local Waterfront Planning & Resiliency, Solar Development in the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region: Where is the PV Landscape Going, Preparing for and Participating in the Electrified Transportation Future, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) in the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region: Application, Landscape Update, and Case Studies, Stormwater for Municipal Officials: An Overview of Current Regulations and Programs, Drinking Water Source Protection Program - DWSP2, what is it and how you can get involved, Sign Language: Exploring the Regulation of Signs in New York, Small Cell Wireless Network Technology and Planning: Presentation and Panel Discussion, Road to the 2020 Census.
Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
50 West Main Street, Suite 8107
Rochester, New York 14614

Please refer to the Land Use Training Network Calendar for additional training opportunities.