Municipal Leadership Training 

ffective January 1, 2007 (Chapter 662 of the laws of 2006) the New York State Legislature amended the General Municipal Law, Town Law, General City Law and Village Law to require four (4) hours per year of training for each member of a local Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, including the county planning board. Time spent in training in excess of four hours per year may be carried over to subsequent years.

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Local Government Training Webinar Series   Scroll to Training Schedule

  • May 13 Genesee-Finger Lakes Regional Commission Local Government Conference Register
  • May 18 Franklin County Planning & Zoning Workshop  Contact County 
  • May 23 Fulton-Montgomery Co. Planning & Zoning Workshop  Contact County Planning
  • June 2 Dutchess County Planning & Zoning Webinar Register
  • June 9 Southern Tier West Local Government Conference Register
  • June 14 Dutchess County Opportunities in Renewable Energy Training Series Register
  • June 23 Greene County Planning & Zoning Workshop Contact County Planning
  • June 29 Orleans County Planning & Zoning Workshop Contact County Planning

DOS LGt is offering online training by municipality on request. If interested please contact Washington County Planning to discuss topics of interest and to schedule a training - or (518)746-2290

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Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Municipal Training [APA website]

The APA offers community workshops for municipalities within the Adirondack Park. APA staff can conduct workshops on site review, visual assessments, project analysis and other subjects, in conjunction with the Department of State and other partners. 

Conferences & Training  Opportunities



           April 19, 2022 31st Annual Local Government Conference Hosted by NYS                    Tug Hill Commission
           May 4-6 2022 
NYCOM Annual Convention Sagamore Hotel
           June 9, 2022 27th Annual Local Government Conference Hosted by                               Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board

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Training Hosted by Washington County
Trainings are FREE : Pre-registration is required. Participants are encouraged they register early.                                                         Upcoming Virtual Training
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Solar Specific Trainings

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More Land Use Training & Informational Opportunities

Links to More Land Use Training Options & Information