Call for Sessions: 2019 NJ Planning Conference

posted on November 2nd, 2018  |  Read more

The Conference Committee is inviting proposals for speakers and presentations to be included in the conference program. The 2019 conference will include a range of topics and speakers with a variety of experiences and backgrounds, including leading experts and practitioners, as well as young and emerging professionals with new ideas.

2018 Great Places in New Jersey Designees

posted on October 30th, 2018  |  Read more

On October 29, APA New Jersey hosted its annual Awards Reception honoring this year’s Great Places in New Jersey: Downtown Cranford, the Asbury Park Boardwalk, South Riverwalk Park in Trenton, Spring Street in Newton and the Historic Hamilton Park Neighborhood in Jersey City.

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops

posted on September 15th, 2018  |  Read more

Want to learn special skills to improve your creative placemaking? The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking has workshops to help you with all aspects of creative placemaking. Learn how to take inventory of creative assets and map them. Explore how local zoning and regulation helps or hinders creative activity. Sharpen your pitch-making skills to gain funding from untapped sources. Harness your creativity to engage your community. NCCP is offering half-day sessions monthly from September through May.

On Sale Now – 2018 Complete Guide

posted on September 6th, 2018  |  Read more

APA New Jersey is proud to bring you the 4th Edition of The Complete Guide to Planning in New Jersey – the only resource that provides a comprehensive overview of New Jersey’s very complex planning framework. In addition to the necessary updates to specific legislative or programmatic changes that have occurred since 2010, readers of previous editions will note new topics with several additional chapters covering new ground.

Planning Advocacy: Letter to Governor Murphy

posted on August 16th, 2018  |  Read more

On August 16, APA New Jersey sent a letter to Governor Murphy reinforcing the need to redirect efforts back to comprehensive state planning including the State Development and Redevelopment Plan, filling appointments to the State Planning Commission and reconstituting an Office of State Planning directly under the Governor’s Office.