A collaboration of citizens, nonprofits and government agencies dedicated to providing essential and advanced training to citizens involved in municipal planning and land use.
The Series Is Replacing Our Traditional Fall Workshops
CPTC is a collaborative made up of Dept. Housing & Community Development, UMass Center for Agriculture, Mass Association of Regional Planning Agencies, Mass Chapter American Planning Association, Mass Audubon, Mass Association of Planning Directors, citizen and professional planners.
It's mission is to empower land use officials to make effective and judicious decisions in the areas of development, transportation, natural resources and the environment by providing educational opportunities, access to information and resources, and by enhancing cooperation among and integration of land use boards within local government.
Training designed for Massachusetts Planners, Boards of Appeals, Zoning Enforcement Officers and others interested in land use in Massachusetts.
The CPTC Webinar Series - 2021 is replacing the traditional Fall Workshops. All workshops are being held by video conference.
The format of the 2022 CPTC Annual Conference has not been decided. We are hoping it can be a live event this year.
Online training includes current live webinars and prerecorded webinar workshops.
Select a standard workshop or have a custom workshop created for your town, group or regional planning agency.
Authoritative publications on Massachusetts land use practice and law.Read More
Handouts and power point presentations from recent workshops.Read More
Massachusetts programs and initiatives that relate to municipal planning and housingRead More