The American Planning Association Massachusetts Chapter (APA-MA) is an official Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). We are a 1,400-plus member organization of professional planners and planning officials who serve Massachusetts communities in many ways, at all levels of government, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations.
The mission of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association is to enhance planning in Massachusetts through education, advocacy, outreach, communication, and provision of services & resources to members and the larger planning community.
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Keeping Planning Responsive During COVID-19 - Part 2
Thanks to those who participated in the APA-MA/MAPD webinar “Keeping Planning Responsive During COVID-19 - Part 2” on Thursday, April 16th. Special thanks to our speakers Susan Murphy and Gregg Corbo representing MMLA, Brittney Franklin from MMA, and Lizzi Weyant from MAPC who guided us through H.4598, which was signed by the Governor on April 3rd.
If you missed this webinar, it is available by clicking here. Use this link to access “Guidance on Permitting Provisions (Section 17) of Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020”
Keeping Planning Responsive During COVID-19 - Part 1
Thanks to those who participated in the APA-MA/MAPD webinar “Keeping Planning Responsive During COVID-19” on Friday, March 27th. Special thanks to Barbara Huggins Carboni, Esq. and Jon Witten, Esq. from KP Law, who guided us through the Governor’s March 12th Emergency Order that made for temporary changes to the municipal planning landscape, including the Open Meeting Law, Public Records Law and Land Use Permitting.
If you missed this webinar, it is available by clicking here. Click on these links to access the webinar Power Point presentation and hand-outs on the Open Meeting Law, Public Records Law and Land Use Permitting.
As events unfold APA-MA & MAPD will be updating you on any changes that impact the planning community. Thank you and stay safe!
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- The Town of Sterling is seeking qualified consultants to prepare a Master Plan for the Town. A full proposal package with specifications will be available May 4, 2020 at 11 AM in the Sterling Town Planner Office or via email to Domenica Tatasciore, Town Planner at firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions/RFI must …Read More »
- Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community & Economic Development Planner will provide professional, technical and administrative support the Council’s community development work program. The Planner filling this position will be responsible for research, development, and implementation of plans, studies and recommendations pertaining to areas economic and community development, land …Read More »
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