Chuck Boyd, AICP 
Maryland Department of Planning 
(410) 767-1401 


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM 

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Ocean City Convention Center 
4001 Coastal Hwy
Room TBA
Ocean City, MD 21842

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Planning Commissioner Training Course at MACo in Ocean City 

This FREE course satisfies a training requirement that requires a Planning Commission, Planning Board, and Board of Appeals member to complete an education course within 6 months after appointment. The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) and the Maryland Planning Commissioners Association (MPCA) is offering this course to all those who have not yet completed it.

The course covers topics such as foundations of planning, the role of the comprehensive plan, standards for special exceptions and variances and implementing ordinances such as zoning and subdivision and adequate public facilities, planning law, ethics and the latest legislative and policy developments concerning planning in Maryland.

NOTE: You do not need to register for the conference to attend this course.


  • Charles “Chuck” Boyd, Director of Planning Coordination, Planning Services Division, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Tracey Gordy, Regional Planner Lower Eastern Shore Regional Office, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Keith Lackie, Regional Planner, Lower Eastern Shore Regional Office, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Paul Cucuzzella, Principal Counsel, Maryland Department of Planning

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 16, 9 am – Noon

Chuck Boyd, AICP
Maryland Department of Planning 
11th Floor
301 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD  21201

(410) 767-1401