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Paterson Greenway Project

posted on April 10th, 2020  |  Read more

In early 2019 Habitat for Humanity in Paterson, NJ contacted the APA-NJ chapter to talk about their need for a team of volunteer planners. They wanted to create a concept for a green space along the Passaic River in the Northside Neighborhood of Paterson, NJ. They wanted two types of green space; a walkway along the river, called Riverwalk, and a sports fields in an area along the river dominated by abandoned and marginal industrial and residential properties. The Northside Neighborhood is across the Passaic River from Downtown Paterson.  

Conducting Public Meetings

posted on March 18th, 2020  |  Read more

The Division of Local Government Services reminds local units that, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, public meetings may be held in person or by means of communication equipment, to include streaming services and other online meeting platforms.

APA-NJ Election 2020

posted on March 16th, 2020  |  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.

Thank You for Joining Us at NJPC20

posted on February 3rd, 2020  |  Read more

And that’s a wrap! A record-setting 800 attendees joined us this year for our annual New Jersey Planning Conference. Please join us in completing a post-event survey and check out pictures from the event!

Newest AICP Members and AICP Candidates

posted on December 9th, 2019  |  Read more

APA New Jersey is pleased to congratulated and welcome the newest members of the American Institute of Certified Planners from New Jersey along with individuals who have received the designation of “AICP Candidate” through the new APA Candidate Pilot Program.

Great Places in New Jersey 2019 Designees

posted on October 14th, 2019  |  Read more

Join us on October 30th at the South Orange Performing Arts Center as we celebrate this year’s 2019 Great Places in New Jersey recognizing Downtown Lambertville, Downtown Westwood, Halsey Street in Newark, Byrne Plaza in Wildwood, and the East Millstone Historic District. Tickets are on sale for $50.

2019 Planning Excellence Awards Honorees

posted on October 14th, 2019  |  Read more

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to announce this year’s Planning Excellence Awards honorees. These awards honor planning initiatives, built projects, individuals and organizations that are in the forefront of planning and design in New Jersey. Join us on October 30th for our Awards Reception.