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Wednesday, August 31, 2022 
9:00 am – 4:30 pm EDT (including a 30-min. break)


Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 4733-37:
Standards for Boundary Standards
Research and investigation
Measurement specifications
Plat of survey

County and Municipal Plat Standards
Examination of select county and municipal standards

Ohio Revised Code Section 711: Plats
Plat of proposed village or addition
Contents of plat
Cornerstones and markers
Acknowledgement and recording
Approval of plats outside municipalities
Approval or rejection
Plat of subdivision
Platting in unincorporated territories
Approval and recording

Making and Amending Plats

Presenter by:
Eric O. Pempus
Joe Clase
Nick Cavalaris


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6.0 CPD Hours

Land Surveyors:
6.0 CPD Hours

6.0 OH CLE Hours

Certified Planners:


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for professional engineers and 6.0 CPD hours for land surveyors licensed in Ohio. Ohio’s State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors does not pre-approve continuing education providers or activities.

The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal
Education has approved this course for 6.0 general CLE hours.

HalfMoon Education is an approved CM Provider with the American Planning Association. This course is registered for CM | 6 for Certified Planners.

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Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Nick Cavalaris


Nick Cavalaris Partner, Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP
Mr. Cavalaris is an attorney in KJK’s Real Estate practice group. His background emphasizes his work in zoning and land use, general litigation, municipal law and business law. Having obtained a wealth of knowledge and experience throughout his career, he assists his clients through the complexities of the land entitlement process and provides innovative solutions to enable clients to realize their goals in various types of transactions. Beginning his legal career serving as an Assistant City Attorney in Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Cavalaris later entered the private practice of law where he has served as a partner in top tier Columbus law firms. As Corporate Counsel, he has served as General Counsel for a multi-state engineering, architectural and planning firm as well as an industry leading marketing and media firm. Recently, he served as Senior Vice President for a multi-state capital company managing a subsidiary and implementing a nationwide strategy to acquire and develop locations. Since 2015, Mr. Cavalris has served as an adjunct instructor at The Ohio State University teaching business law. Additionally, he has presented a number of government training seminars on behalf of the Ohio Auditor of State and the Ohio Municipal League. Mr. Cavalaris is a member of the Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations and was elected to two terms as a member of the German Village Society Board of Trustees where he served as Treasurer. Nick received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Miami University. 

Joe Clase

Joe Clase holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and a master’s degree in Public Administration from The Ohio State University’s School of Public Policy and Management. With expansive professional experience, he has previously employed as a public employee in city, village, township and county governments throughout Delaware and Union counties. As an experienced public official, Mr. Clase established the business in 2013 with the primary mission of helping clients to develop a local quality of life through smart growth and sustainable planning. Today, he has brought together a team of professionals who provide start to finish assistance on client projects. Mr. Clase is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has also served as a member of regional planning commissions, public works committees, public safety committees, appeals board, zoning commission, health board, transit board, along with various other boards and committees. Since, 2013, Plan 4 Land has been focused on providing high-quality, professional land use planning and public policy assistance to local governments, small businesses and land owners. The company uses the expertise of those trained as, or who have served as, local government officials and small business owners, executives and managers to help provide assistance in the fields of conservation, development, policy and zoning. Plan 4 Land strives to blend conservation and development to better the quality of life for its clients. With a focus on conservation development, the firm strives to educate clients on the success of Randall Arendt’s vision for a farm village that provides smart growth opportunities as published in Rural by Design. 


Eric O. Pempus FAIA. Esq. NCARB

DesignPro Insurance Group – A Wichert Insurance Agency
Eric O. Pempus, FAIA, Esq., NCARB has been a risk manager for more than 17 years with experience in architecture, engineering, law and professional liability insurance, with a unique and well-rounded background in the construction industry. Prior to risk management, he has 25 years of experience in the practice of architecture and engineering, and as an adjunct professor teaching professional practice courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels for the last 35 years. As a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and AIA National Ethics Council 2021 Chair, he has demonstrated his impact on architectural profession. Eric is the chair of his city’s Board of Zoning & Building Appeals for over 20 years, and has presented numerous loss prevention and continuing educational programs to design professionals and students in various venues across the United States and Canada. He is licensed in architecture, law and property and casualty insurance. 

Webinar Price: $319.00