APA New Jersey is pleased to announce its 2021 Planning Excellence Awards. These awards honor planning initiatives, built projects, individuals and organizations that are at the forefront of planning and design in New Jersey. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, November 23.
The PP Exam Prep Course will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 8:30 AM to 4 PM and will cover general exam topics including the State Plan, County Planning Act, environmental regulations, affordable housing, Planning Board and Board of Adjustment activities, MLUL, regional planning entities, and more.
Planners work to improve the well-being of all people living in our communities by taking a comprehensive perspective. This approach leads to safer, resilient, more equitable, and more prosperous communities. We celebrate the role that planning plays in creating great communities each October with National Community Planning Month.
The H2M architects + engineers Jeff Janota Memorial Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and character to an individual who is currently pursuing a master’s degree at a College/University in the field of Urban Planning/Development. Please submit a completed application form by November 1.
The APA New Jersey Community Planning Assistance Team worked closely with the Borough to develop a Transit Hub strategic plan that would strengthen the station area by improving pedestrian connections between the station and the surrounding cultural, retail, and commercial areas and the nearby library and the Kuran Cultural Center.
While the newly adopted adult use cannabis regulations have yet to be solidified through the rulemaking process, legislation does provide insights as to how the planning and development community can begin to prepare for the where, and how to locate cannabis facilities.
NJPRC21 will feature over 30 sessions, a virtual exhibit area, and ways to connect with fellow attendees as it brings together bold ideas, innovative solutions, proven concepts, and best practices for creating better, more inclusive, and equitable places where people live, work, and play.