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Welcome to Land Use Online Training

Land Use Training courses are designed to orientate new members to the roles and responsibilities of plan commissions and zoning boards. They are also beneficial for local government officials, planning and zoning staff, and interested citizens in understanding their relationship to the plan commission or zoning board.

The Plan Commission and Zoning Board training course each contain several learning modules that you can complete sequentially or independently. Each module provides detailed content on the subject area. Various resources accompany each module.

Click one of the courses to begin your training.

Plan Commission

Plan Commission Training is designed to orient new members to the roles and responsibilities of the plan commission and to serve as a refresher for veteran members of the commission. Local government officials, planning and zoning staff, and interested citizens will also benefit from understanding the role of the plan commission and their relationship to it.

Zoning Board

Zoning Board Training is designed to assist zoning board members with their responsibilities and to aid local government officials and the public in understanding the role of the zoning board and the procedures and standards with which their decisions must comply.