Membership Benefits
Benefits of Membership in NJPO
 
EDUCATION
 
Orientation & Update Programs - specifically designed and segmented into sessions for new members of planning boards, zoning boards of adjustment, experienced members and the chair. Featuring attorneys, planners and engineers, around the state usually in Spring. Saturday mornings, evenings and weekday mornings are all on the agenda.

Training Courses - following mandated curriculum stipulated by law, enhance members' skills and knowledge and certify the individual to continue membership on a planning board or zoning board.

Regional Subdivisions - NJPO divides New Jersey into five regions for targeted topical discussions. Hot Topic Programs - dinner meetings sponsored by volunteer NJPO advisory councils on a wide variety of issues.
 
     
 
NETWORKING

B. Budd Chavooshian State Planning Conference - a one-day workshop geared to the professional as well as the lay planner.

"NJPO Days of Planning" - Three intense days of sessions providing up-to-the minute information, held each November during the Annual League of Municipalities Conference, features key speakers from state government, the bench, discussion panels and training sessions.

Annual Achievement in Planning Awards - recognizing individuals, municipalities, projects and developments for noteworthy planning efforts.
 
 
     
 
PUBLICATIONS

"The New Jersey Planner" - published six times yearly for members. Features include treatment of major planning topics, the latest court opinions on land use matters, and reports on legislative developments affecting the planning process.

Municipal Land Use Law Book - continually updated since its initial publication in 1984. Copies are available to members at a reduced rate.

"The New Millennium Guide to Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment" by Glenn Kienz, Esq.- a training manual to acquaint board members with their roles and responsibilities.

The New Jersey Municipal Master Plan Manual. A 23 Chapter manual detailing all facets of a Municipal Master Plan

 
     
 
OTHER SERVICES

Legislative Committee - an active Legislative Committee reviews pending land use legislation and presents the position of the NJPO to legislators.

Municipal Land Use Law Drafting Committee Representation - developments in Municipal Land Use Law are monitored via representation on the Drafting Committee. Changes in the interests of the NJPO are then proposed.

Clearinghouse for Land Use Inquiries - NJPO provides interpretations of Municipal Land Use Law by local planners upon request.
 
     
  Membership Categories(Click on title to view ROI)  
 

Boards
This category includes municipal planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment as well as county planning boards. A copy of the Planner is mailed for each member of the board. Each board is entitled to 12 copies of each publication at member prices per year

Combination  3-way
(Planning and Zoning Board and Governing Body)
Includes up to 36 copies of the Planner. Up to 36 copies of each publication at member prices per year. 20% of publications, advertismenting, and seminars. Includes any and all continuing education credits for all municipal employees.

 
 
Combination  2-way
(Either PB and/or ZB or Governing Body)
Includes up to 24 copies of the Planner. Up to 24 copies of each publication at member prices per year. 20% of publications, advertismenting, and seminars.
 
 
Individual Board
(Planning Board (combined or traditional) or Zoning Board or Governing Body)
Includes up to 12 copies of the Planner. Up to 12 copies of each publication at member prices per year. 20% of publications, advertismenting, and seminars.
 
 
Library
Public, municipal and university libraries.
Includes up to 12 copies of the Planner. Up to 12 copies of each publication at member prices per year. 20% of publications, advertismenting, and seminars.
 
 
Individual
Citizens with a non-professional interest in planning. Includes retired (and active) members of municipal boards. Includes one copy of the Planner. Entitled to one copy per publication at member prices per year. 20% of publications, advertismenting, and seminars.
 
 

Professional
Planners, architects, land-use attorneys, engineers and any other member with a professional interest in planning. Includes one copy of the Planner. Entitled to one copy per publication at member prices per year. 30% off publications, advertismenting, and seminars. Free AICP CM credits.
 
 
Small Corporate
Corporations interested in planning. Covers up to five members of a professional firm. Includes five copies of the Planne. Entitled to five copies per publication at member prices per year. Free Website advertising (scrolling business card ad) 35% off publications, advertismenting, and seminars. Free AICP CM credits.
 
 

Large Corporate
Corporations interested in planning. Covers up to ten members of a professional firm. Includes five copies of the Planner. Entitled to five copies per publication at member prices per year. Free Website advertising (scrolling business card ad). 40% off publications, advertismenting, and seminars. Free AICP CM credits.
 
 
Category Price
Combination Three Board
$420
Combination Two Boards
$360
Individual Board
$315
Library
$89
Student
$10
Individual
$89
Professional
$150
Small Corporation
$500
Large Corporation
$850
  
Pricing on publication is limited to the number of persons authorized by membership. Rates effective until December 31, 2012

 

 
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