Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Chancellor's Certificate program


6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 14 - Dec. 2 (excluding Nov. 25)
Offered via Zoom

Entering its 17th year, the Fundamentals of Planning & Zoning Chancellor's Certificate program has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community. The program is taught by a team of senior practitioners who have extensive knowledge and experience in local government planning in Missouri, Illinois, and across the nation. Course modules cover planning practices, processes and topics that are crucial for local government success. Earn a noncredit UMSL Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Planning & Zoning by completing six of the seven modules this year. These modules cover the fundamentals of planning and zoning and critical components in the work of planning and zoning commissions. You may register for the full course (seven modules) or take individual modules of your choice.

This program is designed for:
-Municipal and county planning and zoning commissioners
-Elected officials including mayors and city council members
-Municipal staff interested in planning and zoning
-Citizens seeking to become involved in local planning and decision-making processes

Instructors: Planning & Zoning course instructors are professional, practicing planners in the St. Louis region and members of the American Planning Association–St. Louis Metropolitan Section as well as the national and state APA.

Registration instructions:
You may register for the Full Session, or register for Individual Modules.

Fee: $400 for all 7 modules; or $75 per module

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Please note, registration is limited and this course generally does fill up. If you want to participate, don't delay registering.

If you have any questions about the program, contact Roz.Rodgers at [email protected] or visit the Planning & Zoning class webpage,

Offered by UMSL Public Policy Administration, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, and the American Planning Association–St. Louis Metropolitan Section.

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