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Continuing Education Programs


These continuing education programs qualify for credit towards maintaining your certification.

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VAZO-Sponsored Events
  • VAZO Professional Development Workshops
  • VAZO Annual Conference
  • VAZO Educational Conference
  • VAZO Region Approved Trainings



Approved Programs: Non-VAZO
  • Land Use Education Program (LUEP) training opportunities:
  •         Virginia Certified Planning Commissioners’ Program (CPC)
  • Certified BZA Program
  • Legal Seminars
  • Annual Conference with APA Virginia

  • VA Dept. of Conservation & Recreation - Basic E/S, Inspector, Plan Reviewer, or Program Administrator

  • American Planning Association - AICP

  • Certified Building Official - DPOR

  • Certified Professional Code Administrator, CPCA

  • Building Code Academy or Advanced Official Module of the Virginia Building Code Academy

  • Virginia Floodplain Management Association CFM Program

  • Virginia Police Academy for Law Enforcement Officers

  • VA Dept. of Criminal Justice Services - Special Conservator of the Peace Certification Program
       

Other Programs

The following may qualify for the third event if approved in advance by the VAZO Education Committee:

  • VAZO Regional Training Meetings
  • Building Certification, Course Title: ___DPOR
  • Other: Continuing Education Units ___Course Title
  • Accrediting college Name:
  • Other Zoning, Planning, or Building Related Educational Program Other: Continuing Education Units ___, Course Title
  • Accrediting college Name:
  • Other Zoning, Planning, or Building Related Educational Program:

If approval of an alternative course is denied by the Education Committee, it may be appealed to the Executive Committee for final determination.