Training

Documents & Links


The information in this section can be used by elected officials, members of zoning board of appeals, planning boards, citizen planners, and citizens wishing to learn about local government procedures, planning concepts, and theories.

The documents below are excerpts from the New York State Department of States Local Government Handbook and The James A. Coon Local Government Technical Series.

Agricultural Preservation and Related Topics


Census Data


Citizen Participation


Code Enforcement


Consumer Protection


General Resources


Geographic Information Systems


Historic Preservation


Land Use Planning


Meetings & Hearings


Organizational Capacity Building


Planning Board


State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR)


Zoning Board of Appeals