National Community Planning Month
The achievements of planning are celebrated in October with National Community Planning Month. The annual Great Places in America announcement kick starts our countdown to Planning Month.
2018 Planning Month Theme
Housing as Community Infrastructure
This year's theme — Housing as Community Infrastructure — highlights the importance of housing as part of our community fabric, and underscores the critical role planning plays in delivering the housing and communities the nation needs.
How are you honoring #PlanningMonth?
Planners nationwide are educating elected officials and community leaders about the critical role planning plays in creating access and opportunity for all.
Email APA to tell us what you are doing to honor planning this October. We may feature your outreach in our Planning Month coverage!
We've made it easy to educate elected officials, media, and the public about the role planning plays in creating the spaces communities love most.
Use these resources to tell your planning story this October.
2016 and 2017 were banner years for Planning Month. Here's a look at all of the ways in which planners educated community members and influencers about the value of planning: