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Annual Awards

The PA Chapter is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 PA Chapter of APA Planning Awards to be presented at the Annual Conference, October 22-24, 2017, in State College. This is a great opportunity to showcase distinguished individuals and successful planning projects – the best and brightest in Pennsylvania planning!

Award Categories:

  • Daniel Burnham Award for Comprehensive Plan
  • Planning Excellence Awards in Best Practice, Grassroot Initiative, Implementation, Public Outreach, or Plan Other Than a Comprehensive Plan
  • Planning Achievement Awards in Advancing Social Change & Diversity or Opportunity and Empowerment
  • Planning Leadership Awards (recognizing individual achievement) as a Professional Planner, Citizen Planer, Elected Official, Emerging Planner or Distinguished Service Award
  • Student Project Award
  • Media Award

It’s time to be recognized for great work such as an inspiring plan, innovative ordinance/program or a model development project.

We look forward to receiving your award nomination by midnight June 23 deadline. Anyone can do it.

  1. Enter information on the online form.
  2. Attach a narrative.
  3. Attach support documents and images to help tell the story.


Submission Form

Denny Puko
Awards Committee Chairman
DCED Governor’s Center for Local Government Services
email Denny

Awards Archive

Past Individual Award Winners