Creating Great
Communities For All

Creating Great
Communities For All

Latest News

  • Call for Sponsors!

    Sponsorship packages are now available! The opportunity to partner with APA California awaits you at the 2024 “Cultivating Our Future” Conference in Riverside, California. As we gear up for this highly anticipated event, we’re excited to announce that sponsorship opportunities […]

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  • Spotlight on the American Planning Association California State Conference – Urban Planning Podcast

    Representatives from the American Planning Association (APA) Inland Empire Section sit down and dive into the excitement surrounding the upcoming APA California Conference in Riverside from September 28th through October 1st. Discover the purpose and vision behind APA and its […]

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  • Free Training! Land Use Planning for Wildfires

    CAL FIRE and the Community Wildfire Planning Center are providing free trainings in 2024: Introduction to Land Use Planning for Wildfires in California. These all-day, in person trainings are open to planners, fire specialists, building officials, and other professionals from […]

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Conferences

2024 Conference

APA California 2024 Conference Mark your calendars!!! 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…

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 Bills (February) 2024 Position Letters Assembly Bills Senate Bills 2023 Position Letters Assembly Bills Senate Bills

Jobs

Director of Development Services

City of Poway
Poway

,

California

Associate Planner

County of Sacramento

,

Assistant Community Development Director

City of La Mesa
La Mesa

,

California

Forest Health Senior Planner

Placer County
Auburn

,

California

Planning Manager

City of Madera, California
Madera

,

California

Senior Planner

City of Vallejo
Vallejo

,

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.