Registration info for 2020 Intro to Planning and Zoning Workshops

The dates and locations for the Spring 2020 workshops are:

March 3 – Iowa City – Johnson County Extension Office, 3109 Old Hwy 218 S
March 5 – Clear Lake – Best Western Holiday Lodge, 2023 7th Ave
March 10 – Sioux City – Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Road
March 24  – Ankeny – Courtyard Marriott, 2405 SE Creekview Dr
March 26 – Okoboji – Arrowwood, 1405 Hwy 71
April 7 – Carroll – Region XII Council of Governments, 1009 East Anthony St
April 14 – Decorah – Hotel Winneshiek, 104 East Water Street
April 21 – Oskaloosa – Oskaloosa Public Library, 301 S Market St

More information and the link to registration for the Spring 2020 Introduction to Planning and Zoning workshops can now be found by going to the “Intro to Planning and Zoning Workshops” page.

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