CELG Classes/Events

PLEASE NOTE that online payment is preferred for online registrations for events that include a fee. Please also note the registration choices available for each event. If you need help or more information, please contact Andrea Weist!


Cancellation Policy
Registrations include facilities, and/or food, refreshments. Accordingly, registrations must be cancelled no later than 5 days prior to the event. CELG reserves the right to charge registration fees for cancellations after the 5-day window.

Co-sponsored by the Berks County Planning Commission, the Berks County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Education Institute

Thursdays, April 18, 25, May 2, 2019
6:30 – 9:30 pm

Albright College, Roessner Hall
N. 13th and Rockland Streets
Reading, PA

Instructors certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Educa­tion Institute (PMPEI) teach the course.

Program Fees
Class Fee $95
Refreshments for all 3 classes $15
CLE Credits add $65
Realtor® CE add $35

Please make check payable to  “Albright College”.

Registration: Pre-registration is required.

Master Planner Certification & Continuing Education Units

Participants will receive 9 hours of credit toward Master Planner certification by the Berks County Planning Commission, attorneys are eligible for 9 Continuing Legal Education Units (CLE), and real estate agents are eligible for 7 continuing education credits.

Course Description

This 3-session course is designed to help planning commissioners and other local officials gain a better understanding of subdivision and land development regulations and review.  The course includes the most recent changes in the PA Municipalities Planning Code and focuses on –

  • Subdivision regulation and ordinance requirements
  • Subdivision and land development review procedures, and
  • Design and technical requirements in subdivision and land development.

Course Content

  1. Introduction to Subdivision and Land Development
  2. Subdivision Review in Local Government
  3. Getting Ready for Review
  4. Plan Submission (Filing)
  5. Plan Review
  6. Design Considerations
  7. Approving a Plan
  8. Project Completion and Follow-up

Who Should Attend

Elected officials, planning commissioners, solicitors, zoning hearing board members and zoning officers, real estate professionals and others interested in the topic.

Real Estate CE Approval Number:  RECE003869/Schlicher Kratz

We are pleased to partner again with the Berks Municipal Partnership of the Center for Excellence in Local Government, Albright College, in co-hosting a breakfast for the Municipal Government Officials in Berks County. We are asking that you attend as our guest.

Date: Friday, April 26th

Location: Brecknock Twp. Fire Company – 1153 Kurtz Mill Rd, Mohnton, PA

Sponsor: Kozloff Stoudt Attorneys

Time: 8:00am – Doors open at 7:40am

Breakfast will be followed by brief Commissioners’ remarks and an opportunity for you to identify and discuss other issues of concern in your region. We will adjourn no later than 10:00am.


Please join us for the 5th annual CELG and BCW&SA Golf Outing

Reading Country Club, 5311 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, PA 19606

An independent caterer will be handling the food and drinks.

12 p.m. Registration & Lunch • 1 p.m. Shotgun Start • 19th Hole Cocktail Hour & Dinner to follow play.

More information and registration forms are available here.

Center for Excellence in Local Government
C/O Albright College
P.O. Box 15234
Roessner Hall
Reading, PA 19612-5234
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Voice:  610.929.6503
Fax:    610.921.7278
E-mail: pjanssen@albright.edu

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