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.

Summer Newsletter Now Available!
Posted: August 18, 2016

Nevada News  

Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Conference
Posted: August 22, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's Annual Western Places/Western Spaces Conference will be March 16th & 17th, 2017. For more information on the conference, go to this link.

Western Planner Conference
Posted: June 24, 2016
The Western Planner Conference will take place at the Civic Center in Great Falls, MT August 10-12.  The theme for this year’s conference is “Landscapes, Landmarks, and Leadership.”  The deadline for early registration has been extended to July 8. For more information on the conference go to this link.

Nevada Economic Development Conference
Posted: June 20, 2016
The 2016 Nevada Economic Development Conference will be held on September 21 and 22 at the University of Nevada, Reno. Click here for more information.

Nevada Planner - Spring 2016
Posted: April 29, 2016
The 2016 Spring Edition of the Nevada Planner is available online here.

Save the Date - Annual State Conference 
Posted: April 18, 2016
Save the date for October 16th - October 19th for the Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association State Conference. Click here for more information.

National Planning Award for Outreach
Posted: April 15, 2016
Southern Nevada Strong
The City of Henderson received the American Planning Association's 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach for its leadership and innovative approach to resident and stakeholder engagement during the three-year Southern Nevada Strong process. Click here for more info.

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Survey
Posted: March 14, 2016
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is asking for your help. Please take a moment to fill out this survey (it should take less than five minutes) to help prioritize transportation projects.

Events Calendar


Job Opportunities

Staff Planner
- Rubicon Design Group, Reno
- Click here for more info

Associate Planner
- Rubicon Design Group, Reno
- Click here for more info

- Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
- Click here for more info

Transportation Planner
- Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
- Click here for more info


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

Western Planner

Established in 1979, The Western Planner focusses on providing information about the unique aspects of planning in the West. The Journal is published five times a year. Click here for more information about subscribing, and click here for the Western Planner website.

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.