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?

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.

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

Benefits include:

  • Certified Zoning Officials certification and DISCOUNTED member rates on professional development classes aimed directly at zoning/planning officials (spring/fall seminars and more) and other educational opportunities, such as weekly webinars
  • FREE subscriptions to The Zoning Officiala quarterly newsletter highlighting news of significance to municipal zoning/planning officials, and the PSATS News Bulletin, a monthly newsletter addressing legislative issues affecting municipal government
  • ONLINE ACCESS to our zoning discussion group and sample ordinances and resolutions and more in the “Members Only” section of the PSATS’ website,

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