NYCOM Planning and Zoning Webinars



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
(SOLD OUT) Thursdsay, November 9 | 11:30am-12:30pm

ZBAs and Planning Boards and Their Lawyers
(SOLD OUT) Thursday, November 16 | 11:30am - 12:30pm

Siting Small Cell Towers: Preparing for the Next Generation of Cell Tower Technology
(SOLD OUT) Thursday, November 30 | 11:30am-12:30pm

Prior Existing Nonconforming Uses:
Understanding Grandfathered Uses and What Local Governments Can Do to Regulate Them
(SOLD OUT) 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. 

Please Note: If you have tried to register for a webinar and the class is full or you cannot make the session at its scheduled time, you will still be able to view the webinars and receive your certification credit. On December 8th, all recorded webinars will be available to purchase for $25 for members, $60 for non-members. Each webinar will be accompanied by handouts, as well as certification sheets. After viewing the webinar and completing the certification sheet, you should forward the forms to NYCOM. Please wait until you have viewed ALL the webinars before submitting your credit sheets. Once we verify your certification sheet, we will send a credit certificate as well as an invoice to your municipality. They will both be mailed to the municipality together. If you have any other questions or would like to purchase the recorded webinars, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.