2023 Planning Excellence Award Recipients

posted on November 22nd, 2023  |  Read more

APA New Jersey is pleased to congratulate this year’s honorees! Please join us on Thursday, December 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for our annual awards reception as we gather to celebrate and honor the people, projects, programs, and places that exemplify the gold standard in comprehensive planning and design.

DVRPC Survey: Vision Update for 2050

posted on November 2nd, 2023  |  Read more

What are your vision and goals for the region? It’s been several years since the Long-Range Plan for Greater Philadelphia was adopted. The Plan sets the Vision and goals for the region, strategies to achieve them, and allocates $67 billion in state and federal transportation funds through the year 2050. If you live, work, or play in Greater Philadelphia, take a brief survey!

NJPRC24: Call for Session Proposals

posted on October 26th, 2023  |  Read more

The 2024 New Jersey Planning and Redevelopment Conference brings together bold ideas, innovative solutions, proven concepts, and best practices for creating stronger, more inclusive, and equitable places where people live, work, and play. Join us by submitting a session proposal! The Conference will take place June 5-7, 2024.

Housing Underproduction Increases

posted on October 24th, 2023  |  Read more

A new report on housing underproduction from Up for Growth, sponsored by APA, tells the story of a worsening housing affordability and availability crisis affecting communities nationwide. This year’s report found that housing underproduction is spreading geographically — and small towns and suburban communities are not exempt.

APA New Jersey Executive Committee Election 2023

posted on October 15th, 2023  |  Read more

If you have ever thought about joining the APA-NJ Executive Committee, there is no better time than now! Join our group of dedicated professionals to make a difference in our Chapter and beyond. The Call for Nominations ends on Friday, June 12.

The State Plan Update is Underway!

posted on October 3rd, 2023  |  Read more

The New Jersey Office of Planning Advocacy has launched its State Plan Engagement Hub, an online platform for outreach and listening efforts related to the much-anticipated update to the State Development and Redevelopment Plan (2001). Please familiarize yourself with the site, participate in a survey, and register for an upcoming webinar.

Fall 2023 PP Exam Prep Course

posted on September 10th, 2023  |  Read more

The Fall 2023 PP Exam Prep Course will occur on Saturday, November 4, from 8:300 AM to 4 PM. It 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.