Planning & Zoning Conference

20th Annual Current Issues in Planning & Zoning

Continuing Education Conference


Virtual Learning Opportunity
June 24 – 25, 2021


This event is co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Center for Government Services and the New Jersey Association of Planning & Zoning Administrators


Attendees registering with a credit card or e-check can register online - Register Online 

Attendees registering with a purchase order/voucher can email the PO/voucher and registration form to  The PO/voucher and registration form must be emailed together in order to secure a spot.  Registration Form 

Please use the following information to complete your registration form or when searching for the conference online:

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Current Issues in Planning & Zoning


June 24 & 25



Before a student is officially enrolled in a course, payment must be authorized or secured. A student who has a delinquent account with CGS will not be permitted to enroll in any additional courses or events offered by the Center until the delinquency is resolved. Withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing at least 3 business days before the conference start date and will incur a $25 processing fee. Withdrawals will be refunded, minus the $25 fee. Failure to notify CGS within the time frame will result in forfeiture of all fees. There is a $25 fee for returned checks.

All registrations for the conference must be received NO LATER than three business days before the conference begins. Conference registration will be closed on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10 am. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All conference registrants will receive an access link for event participation one to two days prior to the event starting.

Attendees must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance polls to receive proof of attendance and continuing education credits.


Thursday, June 24th

9:30–9:45        Welcome & Announcements                                                                       
9:45–11:45      Planning & Zoning Case Law and Legislative Updates
                        Dennis Galvin, Esq. Davison, Eastman, Muñoz, Paone, P.A.
            Steve Warner, Esq. Ventura, Miesowitz, Keough & Warner, P.C.

Friday, June 25th

9:30–9:45        Welcome & Announcements
9:45–11:15      A Solution to Community Participation
Ricardo Fernandez, PP, AICP, City of Passaic Business Administrator/Redevelopment Director
             Paul Drake, PP, AICP-CEP, Regional Public Affairs, PSE&G
             Hon. Hector C. Lora, Mayor, City of Passaic
Joseph Buga, Ph.D. Project Manager, Passaic Enterprise Zone Development Corporation
11:15–11:30    Break
11:30–1:00      Records Management in the Virtual World
                        Karen A. Perry, Records Analyst, NJ Department of the Treasury


All attendees will receive the conference link 1-2 days prior to the conference.  ALL attendees must log into the event using their own computer (laptop or desktop) to attend the sessions and complete the mandatory attendance polls throughout the event.  The preferred internet browsers are Chrome and Safari.  Please ensure that your internet browser is up to date prior to attending.  Attendees are not required to have cameras to participate in this conference.


To obtain credit for a session, you must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance polls.

This event has been approved for the following:

  • Rutgers Planning/Zoning Board Secretary, Zoning Official, and Land Use Administrator – 5 technical contact hours
  • NJ DCA Certificates – Pending Approval