This popular course is essential for planning commissioners and elected officials. Topics include the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) requirements governing subdivision and land development regulation, the importance of subdivision regulations to municipalities and to developers, procedures for reviewing applications, design considerations, requirements for approving and denying plans, project completion and follow-up, and new approaches to project design. Participants get hands-on experience reviewing plans and designing alternative solutions. The course is limited to 25 participants and pre-registration is required. The registration fee is $110; a discounted fee of $90 is available to municipalities currently participating in the county’s community planning assistance contract program. Continuing education credits are available for registered landscape architects, attorneys (PA Continuing Legal Education Board), engineers, land surveyors, professional geologists, and uniform construction code officials. Additional fees apply for credits.