Connecticut Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials
Thank you for your interest in the CAZEO Institute Certification Classes. This page is to designed to provide some basic information regarding our certification program and to help guide you through the certification process and links on our website.
GENERAL INSTITUTE SESSION
The Executive Board runs the Institute one full certification round generally every year. This consists of Session 1 providing an overview of Zoning Basics and Job related information in the Spring and Session 2 which is a more intense legal session in the Fall.
A sample agenda for the two week sessions looks as follows (Please note these classes and instructors are subject to change by the Executive Committee when deemed appropriate and should not be considered the class agenda for your specific class when you sign up)
Each session is a week long Monday-Friday and consists of four full days 8:30-4:30 and a test being proctored on Friday from 10:00-12:00.
INSTITUTE SESSION 1 SAMPLE:
Monday: Local Government, Zoning Enabling Statutes, Ordinances
Tuesday: AM Session: Dealing with Difficult People
PM Session: Tom Hennick– Freedom of Information
Wednesday: AM Session: Surveys
PM Session: Map Reading & Site Plan Review
Thursday: AM Session: Flood and Coastal Permitting
PM Session: Ethics
INSTITUTE SESSION 2 SAMPLE:
Monday: Seminar On Legal Remedies In Zoning Enforcement
Tuesday: Select Issues in Zoning Enforcement
Wednesday: Legal Remedies in Zoning Enforcement Continued
Thursday: Zoning Technicalities
General Sign Up Information
CAZEO announces class through the website. We utilize the website's events announcements for the purpose of general interest. You must do the following in order to be able to sign up for any classes:
1. Most important is to become a paid member. Our system only allows paid members to sign up for class registration AND it is a requirement for class attendance.
2. If you do not maintain your membership you will not receive eblasts concerning class announcements, meeting announcements, etc- this is a member only service.
3. All information regarding the minimum requirements for AZT and CZEO certifications can be found here: EnrollmentCertificationProceduresAZT 03032022.pdf. CZEO certification requirements can be found here EnrollmentCertificationProcedures czeo 03032022.pdf: Generally the requirements are as follows:
4. CZEO's must maintain yearly membership and acquire necessary Continuing Education Credits. This does not apply to AZT's.
Approved Continuing Ed. Events
CCM- Let's Keep it Civil: How to Lead a Public Meeting in Contentious Times- 1 C.E.C. -https://www.ccm-ct.org/Education-and-Events/Event-Info/sessionaltcd/2022-03-08_CIVILITY