Penn State Extension will host the first in a series of five land use webinars on Jan. 16. Sessions for the webinar will be held from noon to 1 p.m., and 7 to 8 p.m. The topic will be "Planning in Pennsylvania: Land Use, Communities and Beyond."

During the webinar, participants will get an overview of the planning powers granted by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. It will also provide real world descriptions and examples of how and by what means these powers can be applied at the local municipal and county levels.

There is a cost for the webinar series.

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