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 Official, a monthly electronic newsletter highlighting news of significance to municipal zoning/planning officials and upcoming educational opportunities, and the PSATS News Bulletin, a monthly newsletter addressing legislative issues affecting municipal government
  • ONLINE ACCESS to our zoning discussion group and sample ordinances, resolutions, and more in the “Members Only” section of the PSATS’ website,

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

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