Training Opportunities

Training for Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals

A New York State Law, effective in 2007, requires all planning board and zoning board of appeals members to complete 4 hours of continuing education training every year.  For more information on local government training requirements, visit the New York State Department of State’s Website at:

NYS Department of State

Streaming video

NYS Dept. of State Training Calendar


Tug Hill


NY Conference of Mayors


Association of Towns (for a fee)


NYS Planning Federation (for a fee)


American Planning Association (APA)

E-Learning/ streaming webinars (for a fee)

General free educational opportunities based on APA conferences

Tuesdays at the APA

One hour long planning related podcasts

APA Chapter Webcasts

These are at 1-2:30 pm on Fridays. Registration is required.