DEADLINE REMINDER: LAST 2016 ORIENTATION TRAINING FOR APPOINTED PLANNING AND ZONING OFFICIALS NOV. 16th!

As the deadline to register for the last orientation training session of 2016 is fast approaching, the course is quickly filling up. If you have been appointed to a board, or are a recent commission member, and appointed within the last year you do not want to miss this opportunity to complete required orientation training on:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16th from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Barrett Lawrimore Conference Room
1362 McMillan Avenue, Suite 100, in North Charleston

REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO ATTEND THE TRAINING IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 31st


The South Carolina Local Government Comprehensive Planning Enabling Act Of 1994, Title 6, Chapter 29, Article 9 Section 6-29-1350 requires all newly appointed planning/zoning board and commission members to attend a 6-credit hour orientation program. Appointed officials (planning commissioners, board of zoning appeals members, or board of architectural review members) and professional employees (planning professionals, zoning administrators or code enforcement officials, or a deputy or assistant to the above) are required to comply with these educational provisions no later than 1 year after appointment or hiring. Failure to complete this training can result in “an appointed official being removed from office and a professional employee can be suspended or dismissed”.

If you have officials or staff who would like more information on this training or have any questions, please contact Kathryn Basha at 529-0400 ext. 212 or via email at kathrynb@bcdcog.com.

Space is limited, and registration is easy! Please view this registration form (bcdcog-letter-orientation-trainings-fall-2016), fill it out and send back to us by October 31st!

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