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GPA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Georgia Planning Association is an official Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). We’re a 1,100-plus member organization of professional planners and planning officials who serve Georgia’s communities in many ways, at all levels of government, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations. The GPA will continue to provide a place where planners can share their expertise and ideas with policymakers and the general public for the benefit of Georgia and its citizens.

Upcoming Events

November 14
The DCA Office of Planning, in partnership with the Georgia Planning Association, offers a class called the Community Planning Institute to Georgia’s planning commissioners, elected officials and...
November 14
The NEGA planning collective will hold its first open discussion on the topic of alternative housing options and policies. The discussion will focus on ways to sensibly plan out housing options, look...
November 20
Viewing of the APBP webinar "Aging in Place: Designing Communities to Support Mobility" followed by a discussion on local issues at the CSRA RC office from 3 -...
November 21
This class will review the key components of legal and codified ethics before moving on to explore normative ethics, which includes ethical building blocks and cornerstones, duty and obligation,...

Job Listings

Atlanta, Georgia
Watkinsville, Georgia
Covington, Georgia
Doraville, Georgia
Cumming, Georgia
Albemarle, North Carolina

Current News

2019 GPA Fall Chapter Awards
Oct 22, 2019
Each year, GPA rewards local communities and regional commissions for their work to make Georgia a better place to...
First Handbook of International Planning Education Released
Sep 30, 2019
School of City & Regional Planning leaders at the Georgia Institute of Technology Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P. French,...
GPA Annual Mentor Program is Accepting Applications
Sep 25, 2019
GPA facilitates an annual Mentor Program that runs from the fall to spring. GPA members who are practicing planners at...
GPA comments on Surface Transportation Reauthorization
Aug 22, 2019
GPA has submitted comments to Senator David Perdue regarding surface transportation legislation and funding. On behalf...

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