Creating Great
Communities For All

Creating Great
Communities For All

Latest News

  • 2025 APA California & CPF Board Elections

    Join us virtually to hear about the available positions and the impact of Board service, and get your questions answered on Tuesday June, 27. We are seeking engaged and committed members to serve in key leadership positions that impact our profession and support fellow planners in an ever changing field. These Board positions all support…

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  • Join us for APA California’s inaugural Pride & Planners conversation

    APA California is excited to kick off Pride month! Join LGBTQIA+ planners from throughout the Chapter in a conversation on our similarities, differences, and shared experiences on Wednesday, June 5th from 12-1. All are welcome.

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  • Land Use Planning for Wildfires 2024 Trainings

    CAL FIRE / Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Division and the Community Wildfire Planning Center are offering the following training: Introduction to Land Use Planning for Wildfires in California. These free, all-day, in person trainings are open to land use […]

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Conferences

2024 Conference

Registration is Open! Join us for the highly anticipated American Planners Association California Conference, a premier gathering of planning professionals, thought leaders, and enthusiasts from September 28th to October 1st. This year’s conference promises to…

Past Conferences

Each year the California Chapter organizes a statewide conference allowing members to receive educational opportunities and to network. These popular conferences attract planning professionals from all over California, the United States and throughout the world.…

Advocacy

Legislative Platform

Legislative Platform

To address the priority issues facing California and to set the standard for our profession, APA California adopts a Legislative Platform prior to the start of each California two-year legislative session titled “Plan California”. The…

Legislative Review Team

APA California’s Legislative Review Team is composed of volunteer APA California members including public and private sector planners with a wide range of experience, and students. The team includes members from all eight of the…

Bills & Position Letters

2024 Full Bill List APA California Bill List Review Guidance APA California Bills (as of May 27) 2024 Position Letters Assembly Bills Senate Bills Budget

Jobs

Junior/Assistant/Associate Planner

City of San Diego
San Diego

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California

Senior Planner

City of Monterey Park
Monterey Park

,

California

Community Development Director

County of Colusa
Colusa

,

California

SENIOR/PRINCIPAL PLANNER (ZONING)

Dyett & Bhatia Urban and Regional Planners
Oakland

,

California

Assistant or Associate Planner

City of San Dimas
San Dimas

,

California

Assistant Planner

City of Signal Hill
Signal Hill

,

California

Become a Member

APA is the essential membership association for planners. No other organization associated with the planning profession provides the quantity and quality of information, continuing education, and peer relationships that APA does. Membership in APA provides you with the most opportunities to elevate the practice of planning, the communities you serve, and your own career.