Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

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.

JOB openings

(see our submissions page for sending jobs).

The National Capital Chapter of APA also has planning-related job listings for the area and Planetizen and Next City have a great national list of planning-related jobs.


Regional Planner (MDOT)
Hanover, MD
Closes 10.31.2017

Vision Zero Campaign Coordinator (WABA)
Washington, DC
Closes 11.20.2017

Executive Director - Patapsco Heritage Greenway (Patapsco Heritage Greenway)
Ellicott City, MD
Closes 10.26.2017

Community Planner (Columbia Association)
Columbia, MD
Closes 10.27.2017

Planner Coordinator - Urban Design (MNCPPC)
Upper Marlboro, MD
Closes 11.14.2017

Planner Coordinator - Development Review (MNCPPC)
Upper Marlboro, MD
Closes 11.15.2017

Bikeshare Planner (MetroBike)
Washington, DC
Closes 10.25.2017

Transportation Analyst (Northeast Corridor Commission)
Washington, DC
Closes 10.25.2017

Senior Service Planner (Amtrak)
Washington, DC
Closes 10.23.2017