• Announcing Elections for Chapter Officers

    Here is your chance to help lead your association, dedicated to promoting a culture of planning. 2017 is an election year for the Chapter. This spring/summer we will hold elections for the Chapter’s Board Officers: the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.   Are you interested in serving? Review the Chapter Bylaws for   

  • Great Places Initiative

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is looking for Great Places in two categories: Great Public Spaces and Great Streets. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want to emulate…

    Please submit your nominations by Tuesday, April 18.

  • Become a Sponsor, Exhibitor or Advertiser!

    We invite you to join Pennsylvania’s premier planning event of the year – the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA PA) 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s conference, “Experience, Adapt, Innovate!” takes place October 22-24, 2017 at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA. It promises to be one of PA   

  • PMPEI Courses

    All PMPEI courses are based on the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC), which is the authority for planning in the Commonwealth. To function as a contributing member of a planning commission or zoning hearing board requires knowledge of how the MPC impacts the job. For that reason an up-to-date copy of the MPC is provided   

  • FAICP Nominees Needed

    APA is once again asking chapters (and divisions) to consider who to nominate for membership in the Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP).  The basic requirements are membership in AICP for at least 15 years and good standing with APA, but a successful nominee must have much more:  significant contributions to planning