National Planning Awards

Each year, APA's National Planning Awards honor planning efforts, initiatives, and individuals working to make safer, stronger, and more just communities for all.

2022 Awards

Celebrating planning excellence

Congratulations to this year's National Planning Award recipients. Read about their efforts to help communities move forward to a stronger, more equitable, and resilient future.

Nominations for 2023 will be accepted next summer.

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2021 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 National Planning Award recipients. All recipients were honored during a virtual awards ceremony.

Previous Recipients

APA's National Planning Awards program has honored planning work and individuals for more than 50 years. Check out previous recipients, including our Planning Pioneers and Planning Landmarks.