training2 Wayne County Planning Board
Wayne County, New York
Training Dates and Topics For 2014
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The following is a list of the trainings to be offered by the Wayne County Planning Board for 2014. All trainings will be taught by staff of the Wayne County Planning Department in the front conference room of the Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY. Seating is limited to 50 people per training session and pre-registration is required. Registrations will not be accepted after 3pm the day of the training. To register, please visit our website at co.wayne.ny.us/plantraining/ or contact the Wayne County Planning Department at 315-946-5919.

THREE NEW TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES: The Seneca and Wayne County Planning Boards are pleased to announce that staff from the New York State Department of State will offer 3 free training sessions on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. The maximum seating for these three trainings is 65.

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To register, please provide the required information below:
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Please indicate which training/s you would like to attend:

Topic: Planning Board Basics
Date:   Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for new board members or as a refresher. This introductory training will cover general topics such as the role of planning board members, procedural issues, Special Use Permits, Site Plan Review and Subdivisions.
   
Topic: State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR)
Date:   Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Time:  6:30-9:30 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This three hour training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This introductory training is designed to help a community better understand what the State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) is, when it is needed, and what information is required. We will also cover the new forms and the Environmental Resource Mapper. (ERM)
   
Topic: Site Plans and Special Permits
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This introductory training is designed to provide information on what site plans and special permits are and the typical review criteria used in evaluating them
   
Topic: Aging in Place
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time: 7:45 – 8:45 pm
Location: Office for the Aging Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Description:   Is your community ready for its aging Baby Boomers? With our growing population of older residents, are local steps being taken to ensure that they can live independently for as long as possible? What makes a community livable for older citizens benefits people of all ages and physical abilities? This presentation provides land use planning and regulatory tools to help people in your community to age in place. Topics include a variety of housing choices, accessory dwelling units, Golden Zones, and senior friendly sidewalk and street designs. This training is free of charge. 1-hour training credit
   
Topic: Sign Regulation
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time:  6 – 7:30 pm
Location: Office for the Aging Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Description:   The regulation of signs isn’t just a zoning issue— when regulating signage, municipalities must be careful not to violate free speech. This course reveals what municipalities may and may not regulate in commercial or non-commercial signage and explores how signage can be regulated for community aesthetics. The session also addresses the drafting of a sign control law; the content of local sign control regulations; regulating billboards and other off-premises signs; and eliminating nonconforming or undesirable signs. Code Enforcement Officers may receive 1 hour of In-Service Credit. Attorneys may receive 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education in the area of Professional Practice. This training is free of charge. 1.5-hour training credit
   
Topic: Planned Unit Developments
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time:  4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: Office for the Aging Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Description:   A Planned Unit Development (PUD) is a flexible zoning tool that can allow for a variety of housing types, retail, office, and recreation options in a new development. This course outlines what shapes planned unit developments can take, how to review a PUD, and some of the benefits of the planned unit development tool, as well as some of the potential challenges they can present for planning boards and local governing boards. This training is free of charge. 1.5-hour training credit
   
Topic: DINNER
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time:  5:30 – 6 pm
Location: Office for the Aging Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Description:   Since the courses are scheduled back-to-back at the same facility, we are offering those interested an opportunity to sign up for pizza and refreshments. The cost is $5 per person Pre-Paid to the Seneca County Treasurer and mailed to Seneca County Department of Planning and Community Development, 1 DiPronio Dr. Waterloo, NY 13165 (315) 539-1723. Please be sure to register for this service by Friday, September 12th so we know how much food to order. If you will be here for all sessions but are not interested in pizza, you are welcome to bring food with you.
   
Topic: Historic Preservation
Date: Monday, October 06, 2014
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This training is designed to discuss the process required to place a property on the National Historic Register, discuss the benefits of such a designation, and the role of a local historic preservation law in maintaining the historic character of a community.