APA Virginia 2023 Annual Conference APA Virginia 2023 Awards Program: NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
The 2023 APA Virginia Awards Program is now taking nominations! The Call for Nominations will end on Friday, February 24th at 5:00 PM. We encourage you and your colleagues to submit nominations for consideration that include planning projects, initiatives, efforts, and individuals which exemplify the objectives above.
Legislative Agenda View the APA Virginia 2023 Legislative Agenda
View the 2023 Legislative Agenda
Members of the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Virginia) are committed to supporting economic prosperity for all residents and businesses in the Commonwealth. Planning provides opportunities for all Virginians to look into the future and work towards a long-term vision for their communities. Planners are reliable and trusted sources of information and committed to the communities they serve. The Chapter supports sound and legal planning efforts that enable localities to address needs in their communities. Annual updates to this legislative agenda do not negate previous years’ priorities.
Managing Growth and Development in Virginia: A Review of the Tools Available to Localities APA Virginia Toolkit
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Managing Growth and Development in Virginia: A Review of the Tools Available to Localities
Learn More About the Call for Nominations Call for Nominations for FAICP Class of 2024
Dear AICP Member,
Are you ready to be recognized for making exceptional and sustained contributions to the field? The nomination guidelines for the 2024 Class of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP) are now available. Information regarding APA Virginia's candidate nomination process is available linked above and nomination letters are due February 27th.
Newsbrief Check out APA Virginia's Fall 2022 Newsbrief
The Newsbrief is the flagship publication for the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association, and serves as a robust repository for in-depth analyses of issues and events that are relevant to Virginia Planners. Use the button below to access the PDF.
Mark Your Calendars 2023 APA Virginia Annual Conference
Mark your calendars and plan to join us in Roanoke next year for our annual conference!
July 16-19, 2023 - Hotel Roanoke
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APA VA Member Spotlight
APA VA wants to hear from you! As in every community we plan, there are stories to its citizens. As a community of planners, we would like to highlight some of our amazing planners across the Commonwealth. If you or someone you know has a great planning story to tell, please reach out to Robert Narvaez, AICP, Director of Inclusion or anyone on the APA VA Board. We can’t wait to hear from you!
2022 Legislative Agenda APA Virginia Legislative Agenda
Members of the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) are committed to supporting economic prosperity for all residents and businesses in the Commonwealth. Planning provides opportunities for all Virginians to look into the future and work towards a long-term vision for their communities. Planners are reliable and trusted sources of information committed to the communities they serve. Annual updates to the legislative agenda do not negate previous years’ priorities. The Chapter supports good and legal planning efforts that enables localities to address need in their communities.
The Chapter supports legislative and administrative actions, which are outcome-based and incorporate a review of return on investment, in order to ensure efficient expenditures of resources.
The Chapter opposes legislation that focuses only on the short-term economic benefit of actions without considering potential impacts, long-term economic or otherwise, on residents and businesses in the Commonwealth.
The Virginia General Assembly convenes January 12. The Chapter’s Legislative Committee will begin the weekly 1-hour virtual meetings at Noon on Friday, January 7th. These meetings will continue throughout the session each Friday at Noon. For Zoom meeting credentials email us at email@example.com
Planning Resources COVID-19 Resources
Planners continue to play an essential role in community response to the pandemic. From holding online public meetings, to positioning your community for economic recovery, to using data analysis to ensure the recovery is equitable, you need information to help you serve your community. Visit our COVID-19 resources collection, organized by topics that are foremost in your mind.
Below is a link to the Department of Labor's COVID-19 resources and guides.