Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

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 Commissioner's Association 2018 Fall Conference

  • Holiday Inn 2 Montgomery Village Avenue Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 United States (map)


35th Anniversary Maryland Planning Commissioner's Association Conference

If you're a planner, or member of  a planning commission or board of zoning appeals...

YOU'RE INVITED to attend the Maryland Planning Commissioner's Association 35th Annual Conference at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg on Thursday and Friday, October 25th & 26th. Contact Danny Winborne ( for details. To register, contact Steve Allan ( or call 410-767-4572).


  • A Better Maryland: The new state development plan
  • Planning commissioner ethics
  • 30 years of Kentlands
  • PC staff and your commission
  • Cultivating new commissioners
  • Coming down the pike: Maglev, AirBnB, tiny houses, drone deliveries, and driverless cars


  • Kentlands
  • Washingtingtonian Center
  • Planning Commissioners Training Course
  • Open Meetings Act Training





Earlier Event: October 23
Delaware APA Regional Conference