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Call for Volunteers – Riverfront Park, Paterson

posted on February 13th, 2019  |  Read more

Habitat for Humanity in Paterson, NJ, in cooperation with the City of Paterson, is looking for a team of volunteer planners to support their efforts to create green space along the Passaic River in the Northside Neighborhood of the First Ward.

2019 Reduced AICP Exam Fee Scholarship

posted on February 1st, 2019  |  Read more

Established to assist individuals who may defer taking or are unable to take the AICP exam because of the cost, two Reduced AICP Exam Fee Scholarships are available to New Jersey APA members for 2019. Please submit your interested to the Chapter’s Professional Development Officer by Wednesday, February 25.

Pictures: New Jersey Planning Conference

posted on February 1st, 2019  |  Read more

The 2019 New Jersey Planning was a great success! Thank you to our sponsors, speakers, and attendees for joining us and we look forward to seeing you next year.

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 – Complete Guide to Planning in NJ

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. Publications ship every Friday, get yours today!

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.