• Planner I – Northport, AL

    Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Planning, this position performs a wide range of planning related duties including: Collecting data and writing reports, providing technical assistance to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation Commission, and to the public. Coordinating the development review process for plats, site plans, and other submissions to the department. May also perform other professional planning, administrative, and technical work in the accomplishment of a variety of planning functions, as well as other related duties as determined necessary and assigned by the Director.

  • Community Planning Coordination Initiative – Mobile, AL

    The City of Mobile has recently completed a community-wide planning process, resulting in the Map for Mobile, Framework for Growth. This comprehensive plan document identified the community’s desired vision and associated preferred options for growth, which included direction regarding creation of Area Plans through focused planning. In response to the vision and policy directives within the Map for Mobile, Framework for Growth addressing focused planning within the City, and leading to establishment of Area Plans, the City of Mobile invites qualified consultants to submit a statement of qualifications (SOQ) to provide professional services for the purpose of facilitating the preparation of community planning guidance and resources which are consistent with best practices for urban planning.

  • Notice of 2016 APA Election Ballot

    It’s time for AL APA members to cast your election ballots.  Ballots were emailed to Chapter members on August 5 containing your unique link to the ballot and specific login information.  The ballots were emailed from APA Election Coordinator noreply@directvote.net. A reminder email was sent on August 12 for those who have not voted yet and one   …Continue Reading

  • Alabama APA Honors the Memory of Dean Matthews, a Pioneer in our Chapter and Alabama Planning

    Our Alabama planning family lost a prominent member this week.  Dean Matthews, the first city planner for the city of Huntsville and one of the original team members to dream up the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, the second largest technology park in the US, has passed away. Funeral services will be handled by Spry   …Continue Reading

  • What is New in the World of AICP

    An AICP update from Silvia E. Vargas, AICP, LEED AP – AICP Commissioner, Region III