Ocoee Planning Officials Training

5.75 CM incl. 1 Law CM | 10 Discounted Student Seats

This all day training is ideal for appointed advisory board members, elected officials, utilities, historic preservation or water board members, or a local government employee who is eager to learn more about local planning and zoning fundamentals, land use law, future planning trends, and effective public engagement tactics. All positions and backgrounds are welcome. Share with anyone who isn't a trained planner but works alongside planners and could benefit from our experts!

The workshop organized by the APA Florida with cohosts APA Florida Orlando Metro Section and the City of Ocoee.


There will be 5.75 CM including 1 Law CM available for this event.

8 – 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 9:45 am Merle Bishop, FAICP, Comprehensive Planning Basics 1.25 CM
9:45 – 10 am Break
10 – 11:15 am Michael Woods, Land Use Law 1 Law CM
11:15 – 11:30 am Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Bob Cambric, Public Participation 1 CM
12:30 – 1 pm Lunch
1 – 2 pm Jeffrey Arms, Transportation 1 CM
2 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - 3:30 pm Alissa Barber Torres, FAICP, Ph.D., Future Planning Trends 1.25 CM
3:30 - 4 pm Q&A and networking


  • When: Friday, April 19 from 8 am - 4 pm
  • Where: Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125 N Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761
  • Who: Anyone wanting to know the basic principles in local government planning. Seating is limited to 75 people. STUDENTS: There are first come, first serve seats available.
  • How much: $60 (includes breakfast and lunch) | $25 for Students


Event registration closes on April 15 or when filled. Click here to register.


Contact Patti Shea here or 850-201-3272.