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Outreach Education for Connecticut's Municipal Officials
The Land Use Academy provides practical education for local land use decision makers in Connecticut. Our program focuses on the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to serve effectively on a local land use commission. Learn More.
The map below shows the number of land use commissioners attending a Land Use Academy session, by town, 2008 – 2012.
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Basic Training - Basic Training can be provided at the request of an RPO, a group of municipalities or an individual municipality. A minimum of 15 participants is required. There is no cost for this training. Please contact Bruce Hyde, Land Use Academy Director for details.
- Thursday–October 9, 2014 (Session I)
Wednesday–October 29, 2014 (Session II)
Register now by calling 203-783-3365 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org, please mention Land Use Workshop in subject Line. Please respond by October 1, 2014.
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The Land Use Academy is a part of the Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) within the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Academy collaborates with other CLEAR programs on various projects in an effort to create the most useful tools and resources for municipal officials.