The Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association  is an official Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). We are a member organization of professional planners and planning officials who serve Nevada communities in many ways, at all levels of government, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations.

Nevada News  

2015 DeBoer Awards
Posted: July 27, 2015
The application deadline for the 2015 DeBoer Awards is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14th. Please complete and submit this application form if you would like to submit a nomination for an outstanding planing award and/ or a distinguished leadership award.  The awards will be presented at the 2015 Chapter Conference in Reno.  

2015 Nevada Chapter Annual Conference Registration is Live
Posted: July 13, 2015
To register for the NV APA Conference, click here. Click here for the conference flyer, and click here  for the conference schedule.
2015 Western Planner Conference
Posted: July 13, 2015

The 2015 Western Planner Conference will take place in Laramie, WY on August 18-21. The early registration deadline is July 24.  For more information, click here.


2015 Nevada Chapter Annual Conference

Posted: July 6, 2015
 Joe Crowley Student UnionJoin us in Reno for the 2015 Nevada Chapter Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Joe Crowley Student Union on the campus of the University of Nevada from September 13-15. Click here for more information.
RFP to Rewrite Clark County Sign Regulations
Posted: May 6, 2015
Clark County is requesting quotes rewrite the sign regulations. Quotes must be submitted by May 20, 2015. Click here for more information.
Housing for the Next Generation Design Competition 2015
Posted: April 2, 2015
Members of the Reno City Council, American Planning Association (APA) and American Institute of Architecture (AIA) invite you to share your ideas on the design of housing for the next generation. This is an ideas competition to engage design professionals and the community to start thinking about housing trends and options for Reno’s future housing market. Click here for more information.
City of Las Vegas - Mobility Master Plan
Posted: March 18, 2015
The City of Las Vegas is undertaking a comprehensive planning effort to develop a 20-year vision for transportation in our city, known as the Mobility Master Plan. Click here for more information and to take a survey. 

Events Calendar


Job Opportunities

Sustainability Program Manager
- City of Reno, NV
- Closes 7/30/15
- Click here for more information


Bob Genzer/APA Scholarship
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- Click here for more information

Planetizen News

Best Practices

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the Sonoran Institute have partnered to provide a resource of best planning practices in the West and around the country. Check out the website here.