National Community Planning Month

I Love Planning

This month, we’re joining with our planning colleagues from across the country to celebrate who planners are and the lasting value thoughtful planning has on communities of all sizes. This year’s theme is civic engagement, underscoring the necessity of engaging the public, elected officials, and key leaders in discussions that shape the future of our cities.

Throughout the month, the American Planning Association will highlight stories of:

View the National Community Planning Month Story Map

Share Your Story

Have a planning success story you’d like the American Planning Association to highlight during October? Send your stories and photos to them at

Spread the Word

You can help spread the word about the importance of planning. Use the hashtag #PlanningMonth in your social media posts.

Learn more about National Community Planning Month at

Jane Jacobs Quote, "Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because and only when, they are created by everybody."
Margaret Mead Quote, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Get Involved

Want to get involved with planning the future of our community? Contact us, view our calendar of events or leave us a message below.

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