American Planning Association

North Carolina Chapter


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Planners ListServe

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Current Legislation

4.10.15 Legislative Update

Carolina Planning Journal

Carolina Planning Journal, the oldest student-run planning publication in the country, brings together voices of academics and practitioners on today’s planning challenges.  The Journal produces a yearly print publication and also maintains a blog, Angles.

For Students

APA-NC offers a diversity scholarship for minority students pursuing planning related degrees.

Learn more about and apply for the 2016 APA-NC Summer Fellowship here.

The following article outlines the top ten planning events, plans, programs that have occurred in North Carolina in the past 60 years in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of City and Regional Planning.

Carolina Planning – Top Ten