Please join us beginning in November for NYCOM’s Planning and Zoning Webinar Series. On the second, third, and fifth Thursday of November and the first Thursday of December, a NYCOM staff member will cover a different topic related to planning and zoning. Whether you are a new or a seasoned municipal official, these webinars will provide you with the most up-to-date information in planning and zoning law. These one-hour webinars will cover the following topics:
Planning and Zoning Litigation: Understanding the Article 78 Process and Procedure
Thursdsay, November 9 | 11:30am-12:30pm
ZBAs and Planning Boards and Their Lawyers
Thursday, November 16 | 11:30am - 12:30pm
Siting Small Cell Towers: Preparing for the Next Generation of Cell Tower Technology
Thursday, November 30 | 11:30am-12:30pm
Prior Existing Nonconforming Uses:
Understanding Grandfathered Uses and What Local Governments Can Do to Regulate Them
Thursday, December 7 | 11:30am-12:30pm
These webinars are open to all NYCOM members, including non-planning board and non-ZBA members. The cost of participating in each webinar is $25 for members and $60 for non-members. If you wish to participate in more than one webinar, you will need to register for each one separately.
Annual Planning and Zoning Training Requirement: Note that each of these webinars will last one hour. If your city or village allows webinars as a valid form of training, individuals who participate in each of the four webinars will satisfy the State’s four-hour annual training requirement for planning board and ZBA members.
Each of these webinars is eligible for one hour of CLE credit in the Area of Professional Practice, except the “ZBA's and Planning Boards and Their Lawyers” webinar which qualifies for one hour of CLE credit in the category of Ethics and Professionalism. Attorneys wishing to obtain CLE credit for participating in these webinars MUST PRE-REGISTER. These CLE courses contain new content for 2017 and are not “repeat” courses for purposes of the NYS CLE Board's “no repeat” rule. In addition, these CLE courses are appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys and are a permissible format for newly admitted attorneys. For a copy of NYCOM's CLE Financial Hardship Policy, contact Wade Beltramo at (518) 463-1185.