Registration info for 2020 Intro to Planning and Zoning Workshops **Now Online**

Update: We are cancelling all remaining in person workshops this year as we are prioritizing the health and safety of all. We are now opening registration for four online workshops.

Please register at least one week in advance as we will be mailing the workbooks to you so you can follow along and take notes as we move through the presentation. Participation will require a computer with a strong internet connection, but all interaction will take place through chat and interactive questions on the screen. No microphone or camera are necessary for participation.

For now we are capping each of these workshops at 25 individuals so register soon. We may add more dates in the future depending on demand. The cost to participate is $25 per registrant. Thank you for your flexibility.

The dates and times for these workshops are:

  • Thursday April 23, 2020                 5:00-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday April 28, 2020                   1:00-4:30 pm
  • Thursday April 30, 2020                 5:00-8:30 pm
  • Saturday May 2, 2020                     1:00-4:30 pm

To register for the Spring 2020 Introduction to Planning and Zoning workshops please click here.

Spring 2016 Intro to Planning and Zoning workshop dates and locations

Here are the dates and locations for the Spring 2016 Introduction to Planning and Zoning workshops:

Monday, March 21 – Okoboji – Arrowwood Resort, 1405 Highway 71

Tuesday, March 22 – Clear Lake – Best Western Holiday Lodge, 2023 7th Ave North

Tuesday, April 5 – Decorah – Hotel Winneshiek, 104 East Water Street

Wednesday, April 6 – Cedar Rapids – Clarion Hotel & Convention Center, 525 33rd Ave. SW

Monday, April 11 – Sioux City – Bev’s on the River, 1110 Larsen Park Road

Tuesday, April 19 – Creston – Supertel Inn & Conference Center, 800 Laurel Street

The link to the on-line registration page will be provided here in January.

Registration open for 2013 APA-Iowa Annual Conference

Registration is open for the 2013 APA-Iowa Annual Conference.  The conference will take place October 16-18 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  This year’s theme is “From Disaster to Discovery” and will feature many sessions and tours focused on the city’s and region’s recovery from the disastrous 2008 floods.  The conference also offers special sessions for planning students and early career professionals, and CM credits for AICP-certified planners including law and ethics credits.

Register for the conference by going to

Time is now to register for the 2012 APA-Iowa Conference

The Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to announce this year’s annual conference.  It will be held October 31 – November 2 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, Iowa.  This year’s conference theme, Emerging Planning Paradigms, will focus on the latest trends in planning practice.  Some of the tipics will include regional planning and cooperation, energy planning, sustainability, and politics in planning.  With nearly 20 sessions, the conference will provide many opportunities for AICP-certified planners to earn CM credits, including those elusive law and ethics credits.

For a full description of the conference educational opportunities, and to register on-line, go to





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