CPTC workshop

Online Workshops

CPTC provides two core workshops online. Workshops can be taken for CPTC credit by completing the quiz at the end of the workshop video. Links are provided to related text documents. The workshops are Introduction to Subdivision Control and ANR and Writing Reasonable & Defensible Decisions.

2017 CPTC Annual Conference is Saturday, March 18, 2017

The CPTC Annual Conference will be held in Worcester at Holy Cross College's Hogan Center on March 18, 2017. The Conference features a wide variety of workshops covering current topics and core subjects. Registration will begin in early February.

Core Courses

Timely Topics (partial list)

  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Special Permits & Variances
  • Introduction to the Zoning Act
  • Vested Rights & Nonconforming Structures
  • Planning for Medical & Recreational Marijuana
  • New Chapter 40B Handbook for ZBAs
  • Climate Change Adaptation & Resiliency Planning
  • Open Space Planning

Many workshops offer credit toward a CPTC certificate, your municipality's insurance with MIIA and for professional planners, AICP credit.


Questions? email the the CPTC coordinator.

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