• Webinar Wednesday: Climate Change Planning…

    Climate Change Planning for Vulnerable Neighborhoods We will introduce the county-wide climate change vulnerability assessment as well as other hazard mitigation-related projects undertaken by the Planning Commission. In 2020-2021, the Planning Commission utilized free public information on (A) historical flooding and flood-prone areas, (B) historically heat sensitive areas, and (C) disadvantaged populations in order to   

  • Mid-Atlantic Collaboration: Planning for Clean Water Webinar Series

    The Mid-Atlantic Planning Collaboration is pleased to announce this webinar series exploring the vital connections and partnerships between planners and the health of our water resources and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Each webinar will feature local planners who are engaged in initiatives that serve their community and further water quality and living resource goals. Each   

  • 2021 Pennsylvania Great Places

    Congratulations to the 2021 Great Places in PA Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce the 2021 Great Places in PA. Great Places are unique, memorable places that display a wealth of best practices in community planning, serve as a community focal point, and strengthen the local economy.   

  • Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

    Central Section is pleased to announce the development of a Professional Development Scholarship to its membership. This Scholarship is available for the education and training of planners, public officials, and students in the Central Section, including, but not limited to, Section workshops, Chapter conferences, and AICP exam.  Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on request,   

  • Peter Wulfhorst Receives Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

    Congratulations to our Peter Wulfhorst for receiving a leadership award for Local Government Excellence! Peter began his career in planning in local government as the Pike County Planning Director in August 1986 and continued in that role until February 1999. As County Planning Director he oversaw the development and Pike County’s first Pike County Comprehensive