Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

Are you planning on taking the AICP exam? Register for the AICP Exam workshop that is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 30th. All info is here.


Our Spring 2017 newsletter is out! Check it out here


Our annual conference occurred on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Annapolis and was a success! The presentations are now up and can be selected for download here


The Maryland Planning Commissioners Association's Outreach (MPCA) project kicked-off on Friday, June 2 at the Maryland APA Conference in Annapolis. MPCA, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Planning, will conduct the effort over the Summer of 2017 with an online survey and a series of seven regional focus group meetings throughout the state.  Please see the info here.


Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association's Website.  Our mission is to make great communities happen in Maryland by offering continuing professional development and other valuable services to our members that will enable them to excel in their practice. We advocate for excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. We hold a bi-annual conference, produce a quarterly newsletter, offer continuous opportunities to network, and experience new and varied educational opportunities across the state.

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Maryland Planning Commissioners Association 2016 Annual Conference

  • Holiday Inn & Conference Center 5400 Holiday Drive Frederick, MD, 21703 United States (map)

The Maryland Planning Commissioners Association is pleased to host the 2016 annual conference at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Frederick, Maryland. This year's theme is "Putting Your Skills Into Motion" and will feature planning commission training, 1-1/2 days of Nuts and Bolts and current topical sessions and a tour of downtown Frederick.

Earlier Event: October 20
Planners' Trivia Night!
Later Event: November 15
NCAC-APA Planning Awards Ceremony