Local Government Training

Planning board and zoning board of appeals members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. Erie County's Department of Environment and Planning may host or forward by email training opportunities in the region.

Planning board and zoning board of appeals members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. For more information, please visit: NYS DOS Annual Training Requirement page

Erie County's Department of Environment and Planning may host or forward by email training opportunities in the region. If you wish to be added to the contact list, please email Mariely.Ortiz@erie.gov with your name and the board and municipality you serve.

News & Upcoming Events

Department of State Information

The New York State Department of State has numerous resources for municipal board members in search of training opportunities, including:

  • Online Interactive Training: These interactive courses are available for free to local officials and anyone interested in learning from them. It is not necessary to register with the New York Department of State to complete these courses. If you opt to take the quiz at the end of the course, you will be offered a certificate of completion to print as proof of having completed the course.

Forms & Resources

Model Laws & Templates

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