Our mission is to promote the practice of community and regional planning in Louisiana by enhancing the effectiveness of planners in impacting public policy. This mission will be carried out through:
Community Service - Provide informed and objective planning advice on issues that confront state and local government and build public and political support for responsible planning in Louisiana.
Member Services - Provide services to members to facilitate communications, networking and professional/citizen interchange.
Professionalism & Excellence - Promote excellence, professionalism and adherence to high ethical standards in the profession by offering programs and opportunities to build professional skills.
Submitted by apala-admin on Wed, 03/08/2017 - 20:41
Today APA Louisiana Chapter recognized three exemplary projects, two Louisiana Great Places, and two officers who have served our chapter diligently and effectively for a number of years.
Submitted by apala-admin on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:58
Each year APA-LA sends out a call for support to businesses, agencies and individuals throughout our state inviting their participation in promoting excellence in planning practice, and building political support for responsible planning in communities throughout our state. We achieve this by holding an annual conference, the location of which rotates among the Sections of our state in a four-year cycle, where we share knowledge, best practices, new ideas, and recognize achievements.
Submitted by apala-admin on Fri, 02/10/2017 - 08:00
On Wednesday, January 25, the Capital Section conducted their first Lunch and Learn of 2017. Hosted by the East Baton Rouge Planning Commission, the Section joined with the local ASLA and AIA Chapters to hear a presentation related to recent land development code changes for EBR Parish.