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. 

Powers and Duties of the Zoning Board of Appeals 

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Bergen Village Hall
11 N Lake Ave, Bergen
7:00 – 8:00 PM 

Please RSVP via email at:


*Sessions may vary in length depending on number of questions from the audience.  Please check with your local municipality to verify that this meeting will count towards local board training hours. 

For individuals with disabilities, requests for reasonable accommodation should be made with at least five days notice. Call the Genesee County Planning Department at (585) 815-7901 or email at


NYSERDA Solar Technical Assistance and Resources for Municipalities 

Wednesday,  July  18th,  2018  
9  a.m.  –  4  p.m.   
             Victor,  NY                
RSVP by  July  13th,  2018  to:

Learn how adopting the tools and best practices in the NY-Sun Solar Guidebook will help  your  community prepare for solar energy development, reduce adminstrative burdens, attract  outside investment, and lower the cost of electricity for your residents.   

*Eligible for 3 credit hours from Department of Taxation and Finance and2 in-service hours for Department of State Building Standards and Codes. 

The NYS Department of State has five online interactive courses as part of the Local Government Training Program.

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