This two-day instructor-led course teaches participants about planning processes, current coastal development patterns and trends, and alternatives to conventional patterns of growth and development. It provides examples and strategies to implement alternative development principles in coastal communities and introduces the importance of natural hazard resilience.
The course is designed for local elected officials and related personnel (e.g., council members, commission members, etc.), developers, land use planners, business leaders, floodplain managers, hazard mitigation planners, realtors, emergency managers, community groups, members of civic organizations, coastal resource managers, and concerned citizens.
Twelve hours of certification maintenance credits for this course have been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
After completing this course, participants will be able to
This training is provided by request and will be fulfilled as resources are available. Classes can be taught at the NOAA Coastal Services Center training facility or brought to your organization. The Center reserves the right to cancel the course in the event of low enrollment. The cost is minimal for participants and host organizations. Please review the on-site host responsibilities, costs, and site requirements. To apply to host a course at your location, please fill out our host form, and a trainer will contact you.
For additional course or individual registration information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.