PA Zoning Officials Association

Why Become a PA Zoning Officials Member?

As a zoning official, wouldn’t you like to:

  • Stay on top of zoning issues?
  • Have greater access to potential municipal clients?
  • Network with your peers?
  • Attend training sessions designed specifically for you.

PAAZO operates the ONLY certification program for zoning officials in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Association of Zoning Officials annual membership fee is $125.

Membership is open to:

  • Zoning official employed by a local government in Pennsylvania.
  • Building code official employed by a local government in Pennsylvania.
  • Member of municipal, county or regional zoning hearing board or planning commission or other equivalent planning or governmental agency.
  • Municipal or county elected official or manager.
  • Municipal and zoning hearing board solicitors.

Benefits include:

  • Subscriptions to:
    • Zoning Official, a monthly e-newsletter providing the latest news in Pennsylvania zoning and case law
    • The PSATS Morning News, the award-winning daily e-newsletter that will keep you up to date on legislation and other breaking news affecting townships
    • A digital subscription to PSATS’ award-winning monthly magazine – the Pennsylvania Township News
  • Complete the Certified Zoning Officer (CZO) Test for exclusive professional credentialing
  • Members-only access to an information exchange group at and sample ordinances and resolutions
  • Lower member rates to attend all PSATS conferences and educational seminars for zoning officers, zoning hearing board members, elected officials, and municipal solicitors
  • Access to Webinar PowerPass (all eligible PSATS webinars for one price)*

*Additional Fee

The PA Association of Zoning Officials has one membership option available:
$125 annually

Contact Member Services at or (717) 763-0930.

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