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Alabama Planning Institute   

The Alabama Planning Institute has become one of the leading training programs in the nation for planning commissions, board of zoning adjustment members, and similar officials. UNA Center for Learning and Professional Development & The Alabama Planning Institute are proud to offer Certified Alabama Planning & Zoning Official Training (CAPZO) certification and recertification courses on a regular basis. 

How does certification benefit my community and me?

Certification gives evidence to your community that you have gained the knowledge and skills needed to serve most effectively in your appointed position. Your community, in turn, benefits from having its staff, local officials, PC, and BZA members with a solid foundation in the operations of the commission and the board.

Who should become certified

Local Planning Commission Members, Board of Adjustment Members, Mayors, City Council Members, Zoning & Building Staff, City Clerks, County Commissioners, County Administrators, County Engineers, City & County Attorneys, Anyone involved with local growth issues

For more information on how to earn and maintain certification, click here or email Lavonne Gatlin

Please check out our current course offerings listed here.  

 
  • Rezoning Do's and Don'ts
  • Fee: $219.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPIREC0715R
    Dates: 7/15/2022 - 7/15/2022
    Times: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • The Legal Foundation for Planning and Zoning in Alabama
  • Fee: $92.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1010714A
    Dates: 7/14/2022 - 7/14/2022
    Times: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • Powers, Duties, and Responsibilities of Planning Commissions and Boards of Adjustment
  • Fee: $92.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1020714B
    Dates: 7/14/2022 - 7/14/2022
    Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • Comprehensive Planning: How to Prepare, Update and Implement Your Plan
  • Fee: $92.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1030714C
    Dates: 7/14/2022 - 7/14/2022
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • Basic Zoning & Subdivision Regulations
  • Fee: $92.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1040714D
    Dates: 7/14/2022 - 7/14/2022
    Times: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • Meeting Management
  • Fee: $179.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1050715A
    Dates: 7/15/2022 - 7/15/2022
    Times: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Rm Gulf Shores
    Room: Gulf Shores Fire Dept Training Room
    Instructor: Todd McDonald
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  • Community Planning in Alabama: A Primer for PC and BZA Members-Home Study
  • Fee: $149.00
    Item Number: 22SUAPI1061001G
    Dates: 7/1/2022 - 8/19/2022
    Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 8
    Location: Online
    Instructor: Self Paced Home Study
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